Wednesday June 3, 2020

McKeone on: The White House’s woman problem

The #MeToo movement sent shock waves around the world, but the Trump administration remained tone deaf to what was happening

18th March, 2018
John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, with Rob Porter, the former staff secretary who resigned after allegations surfaced that he had physically abused his ex-wives

In February 2018, 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. 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 to go public...

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