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How can this White House still be standing behind him when Mr. Porter appeared to be acknowledging that he had->> I think it's fair to say that we all could've done better over the last few hours or last few days in dealing with the situation but this is a rapport that I and many others have dealt with, that Sara had dealt with, that other officials, including the Chief of Staff had dealt with.
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And the emerging reports were not reflective of the individual who we have come to know.>> You use the term fully aware, I don't understand what that means. What does that mean, John Kelly knew or didn't know? What does->> Well, I do know, for instance, that he had not seen images prior to the statement on Tuesday night.
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>> Know of the allegations or some->> I'm sorry, say that again.>> Did he know of some of the allegations?>> Again, I'm not gonna get into the specifics of what may have emerged from the investigation.>> You were fully aware, so I'm just trying to understand.
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>> I understand, I'm saying specifically on images. I don't have every single detail and I'm not gonna get into every single specific. We relied on a process. This is a process used throughout the US government. It's a process used by every agency for an individual seeking a security clearance.
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Rob Porter was never denied a security clearance. He was never given any special treatment. The process was still ongoing. We relied upon it.