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Trump’s staff secretary resigns after ex-wives claim physical abuse

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White House staff secretary Rob Porter has resigned over abuse allegations by his ex-wives.

Porter’s second wife, Jennifer Willoughby, told reporters he was physically abusive during their marriage, which left her “walking on eggshells” to avoid his explosive anger.

His first wife, Colbie Holderness, confirmed she left Porter because “he was verbally, emotionally and physically abusive.”

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She shared photos of herself with a black eye she claims Porter gave her.

Both women say they informed the FBI about Porter’s abuse during a background check before he started working at the White House.

President Donald Trump’s chief of staff John Kelly defended Porter after the women went public, saying the White House official was “a man of true integrity and honor, and I can’t say enough good things about him.”

But Porter, who denies the allegations, stepped down Wednesday.

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Here is how the 99% can force the 1% to defeat COVID-19

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The government's response to the pandemic has further enriched the wealthy, while everyday people, especially Black and Brown workers, face sickness, death, and destitution. Government handouts to the rich are unsurprising, since they repeat the century-old pattern of "rescue packages", but another pattern is more perplexing: why have business leaders not stepped up to demand a robust public health response, which would ultimately be in their own self-interest? The titans of industry have mostly stood by in the face of Trump's criminal negligence, which has devastated much of the 99% but also endangers the wealthy.

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Trump Organization planning ‘high-end’ retirement community — with 225 properties — on foreign soil: report

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The Trump Organization is planning a massive real estate development, according to a new report by Martyn McLaughlin in The Scotsman.

"In what would be one of the most ambitious and expensive foreign projects undertaken by Donald Trump’s family business since he assumed the presidency, his company has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop as many as 225 properties, as well as leisure facilities and shops, on an expanse of rolling farmland adjacent to Turnberry’s lauded Ailsa course, a four-time host of golf’s Open Championship," the Scottish newspaper reported.

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WATCH: Video shows how Trump makes his caddie hang on to the back of the golf cart

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Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and economic catastrophe, the leader of the free world spent the weekend golfing at his private, for-profit golf course in Virginia.

For the second day in a row, Donald Trump's presidential motorcade traveled to Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia.

"Today marks the president’s 86th day trip to Sterling," reported HuffPost correspondent S.V. Dáte, who was the White House pool reporter for print covering the day's events.

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