Rob Porter

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 US president Donald Trump answers  questions  in the Oval Office of the White House. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

US president Donald Trump toughened his stance on immigration on Wednesday, potentially complicating ongoing efforts on Capitol Hill to agree a packag(...)

Rob Porter (right)   who resigned last week ahead of the expected publication of details in a newspaper about his alleged abuse of two ex-wives. Photograph:  Reuters/Jonathan Ernst

Controversy over the White House’s handling of a former aide accused of spousal abuse has intensified after the FBI director confirmed that the bureau(...)

President Donald Trump  glides through the chaos he craves and conjures, while everyone around him immolates and shivers. Photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

Donald Trump slipped into the Oval Office through a wormhole of confusion about the American identity. We weren’t winning wars anymore. They just went(...)

Donald Trump has asserted that “mere allegation” can destroy the lives of those accused. Photograph: Getty Images

US president Donald Trump thrust himself into the national debate over sexual misconduct on Saturday, asserting that “a mere allegation” could destroy(...)

A second White House staffer has resigned following allegations of domestic abuse. The departures have roiled Domnald Trump’s  chaotic White House. Photograph: AFP

A White House speechwriter resigned Friday amid allegations of domestic abuse, the second such departure this week. David Sorensen resigned after hi(...)

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi after a vote to end a government shutdown on Capitol Hill. The shutdown was the second in less than three weeks. Photograph: Joshua Roberts

The controversy over the departure of a White House staff member accused of domestic abuse deepened on Friday as US president Donald Trump praised the(...)

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly walks with White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter to depart with U.S. President Donald Trump aboard the Marine One helicopter from the White House in Washington, U.S. November 29, 2017. Picture taken November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The White House has become embroiled in a fresh controversy after an aide to US president Donald Trump was forced to resign after allegations of domes(...)