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Twitter Drags Trump For Backing Porter: ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides Of The Vase In Ex-Wife’s Face’

You hate to see it, but you know it’s coming. Does that make it better or worse?

While you chew on that existential conundrum, here’s the latest: President Donald Trump talked to the press about Rob Porter — the outgoing WH aide who has been accused of domestic abuse by two of his ex-wives. And the president very much defended him.

I quote:

“It was very sad when we heard about it and certainly he’s also very sad. Now he also, as you probably know, he says he’s innocent, and I think you have to remember that. He said very strongly yesterday that he’s innocent so you’ll have to talk to him about that but we absolutely wish him well. Did a very good job while he was at the White House.”

Notice anything missing? The words “women” or “violence” or “victims,” perhaps?

This little oversight and the positive review of Porter did not go unnoticed by Twitter, and people ripped into the president for his remarks:

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes delivered the coup-de-grace:

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