White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter (center) hands President Donald Trump a confirmation order for James Mattis as defense secretary in the Oval Office last January as White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (right) watches. Porter is stepping down following allegations of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter (center) hands President Donald Trump a confirmation order for James Mattis as defense secretary in the Oval Office last January as White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus (right) watches. Porter is stepping down following allegations of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Top Trump aide resigns after allegations of spousal abuse

Staff secretary Rob Porter says in a statement that the allegations are “outrageous” and “simply false.”

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