At 9:31 p.m. that night, Kelly announced that Porter was out.
Like Sanders did last month, Kelly on Friday blamed a little-known White House office composed of career staffers.
Kelly described himself as shocked by the alleged abuse, saying he had viewed Porter as the "ultimate gentleman". Kelly said those first queries focused on an allegation of "emotional abuse" from one woman.
Though Kelly said it was "nothing illegal", he added that it "wasn't quite up to the standards" he had been used to while working as a military general at the Pentagon. "I am proud to serve alongside him". "I accepted his resignation earlier today, and will ensure a swift and orderly transition".
During an impromptu meeting with reporters after President Donald Trump had departed for the weekend, Kelly explained the security clearance process for White House officials.
Hicks is expected to resign in the coming weeks, making her the third member of the Trump administration to walk out from that post-not including former press secretary Sean Spicer, who filled the position in an acting capacity twice, and Jason Miller, who Trump first picked for the job in December 2016.
He only further muddied the waters Friday surrounding the former staff secretary's departure by saying the internal "mix-up" came the next day (Feb. 7).
Mr. Porter's resignation was announced February 7, though Mr. Kelly said he received the resignation a day earlier.
"They still not had evaluated his package to make a recommendation one way or the other", according to Kelly. Porter would remain on staff for a time before leaving. "At least I'm an honest front-stabbing dude", he said. Anderson, the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, Christopher Wray, testified just recently that they delivered a completed Federal Bureau of Investigation background check to the White House security office in July of past year.
Mr. Kelly did not say what was in the initial cache of information sent by the F.B.I. last March, or what the bureau sent in subsequent bundles in July and November, delivered after the White House had requested follow-up information on the investigation into Mr.
"He had the information", former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci told CNN on Thursday. "#MeToo is as much about those who protect the abusers with their silence as the abusers themselves".
"I should have collected everyone that works here", Mr. Kelly said when asked about the fuzziness in the hours after the first report of abuse.
Considering his credentials, Jackson is understandably surprised to be on "prove it" territory before the 2018 NFL Draft. Graziano agrees: "You consider yourself a quarterback, and you've been a good one - be a quarterback".
The analysis released Thursday appears to reflect the ferocious fighting that has occurred in the suburb over the past month. Syrian state news agency SANA said on Wednesday that some shells had landed near the corridor but reported no injuries.
It started the experiment in October 2017 in six countries - Bolivia, Guatemala, Cambodia, Slovakia, Serbia and Sri Lanka. Facebook says that it will act on this feedback by updating how it determines where it tests new products and features.
With Armenia switching to a parliamentary system of government, he would remain the country's most powerful man in that case. The Armenian National Assembly on Friday elected Republican Party candidate Sarkissian as the country's new president .
The spokesman did acknowledge that Kushner had indeed met with "hundreds of business people" in the course of his official work. Kushner and his wife, the president's daughter Ivanka Trump , have remained at the White House, despite Mr.
They will return for a reception with guests of the service before a second reception for friends and family later in the evening. The guests will be able to watch the arrival of the bride and groom and the carriage procession as it departs from the castle .
Ryanair , meanwhile, have cancelled all flights to/from Dublin, Cork, Kerry, Knock & Shannon Airports today and tomorrow (Friday). It is keeping flights for later in the week under regular review. "Both expect to resume a normal schedule on Saturday, 3 March".
Holi 2018: Rajnath Singh celebrate festival of colours
Google symbolically joined millions of people in celebration of Holi festival with today's (Mar. 2) Google Doodle . These traditional drummers move from house to house, adding a peppy, musical touch to the day's festivities.
Neymar to undergo surgery, set to miss three months
Their attention is entirely trained on the World Cup. "The league is alive and I am optimistic, always, until the end". Star Brazilian striker Neymar runs the risk not to go for the upcoming world Cup in Russian Federation .
Who is HR McMaster, Trump's national security adviser?
In one instance, when McMaster entered the Oval Office over the summer, Trump complained that he had already seen him that day. He is perhaps best known for his PhD dissertation which later became the best-selling book "Dereliction of Duty".
Mummies with the oldest tattoos
The record for the oldest tattoo is held by Ötzi the Iceman , but his tattoos were all geometric shapes. There is evidence of tattooing on mummies found in the Taklamakan Desert in China dating from 1,200 BC.
Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers punish Delta for spurning the NRA
Pro-gun Republicans in the Georgia legislature have easily approved a tax bill that strips out a sales tax exemption on jet fuel. Since ending its relationship with the NRA last weekend, the airline has faced backlash from some customers and lawmakers.
Avengers: Infinity War toys showcase new villains
Super Troopers 2? Those films might do well, but it's unlikely either of them is going to give the Avengers a run for their money. That means there will be even more breathing room for Infinity War at the box office before Solo: A Star Wars Storyis released.