Mike Pence was recently asked about the controversy currently circulating around the resignation of former staff secretary Rob Porter, who is tangled in domestic abuse accusations. VP Pence discussed his trust in White House chief of staff John Kelly.
Pence stated, “This administration has no tolerance for domestic violence, nor should any American. As I said, and as the White House has said, I think the White House could have handled this better. I still feel that way.”
Pence was later asked if General Kelly has been honest, where Pence replied, “There are very few Americans or American families that have served this nation more honorably or sacrificed more for this country than the family of General John Kelly. John Kelly’s service in uniform, his distinguished service at our Department of Homeland Security where we saw a dramatic reduction of illegal crossings at our southern border, and his distinguished service of staff gives me and the president great confidence in this good man. And I want the American people to know, not just John Kelly but family members in uniform here and gone have served this nation with a love and patriotism and passion that should inspire us all.”