Sunday February 23, 2020

Trump’s White House stands firm against winds of change

The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements are changing American society, but someone forgot to tell President Trump

11th February, 2018
Donald Trump’s administration has had to weather two abuse scandals in recent days Pic: AFP

Last Wednesday, Rob Porter, the White House staff secretary, resigned after allegations surfaced that he had physically abused both of his ex-wives and an ex-girlfriend. The allegations were supported by compelling evidence. On Friday night, another senior West Wing staffer, speechwriter David Sorensen, also resigned, following allegations that he had physically assaulted and terrorised his ex-wife.

Seeing a pattern here?

It seems that after decades of denial and discrediting of women who have the courage...

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