On Friday, President Trump defended Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary accused of physical and verbal abuse by two ex-wives. Speaking to reporters at the White House, the president noted that Porter "says he's innocent" and insisted, "I think you have to remember that." Porter resigned Wednesday after the Daily Mail and The Intercept detailed the allegations against him, complete with graphic images. Trump called the accusations "very sad" and said that "it's a tough time" for Porter. Still, Trump predicted that Porter "will have a great career ahead of him" and said that he'd done "a very good job" in the White House. "We absolutely wish him well," Trump said.

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