Hillary’s VP candidate blasts Trump as not a ‘real leader’ over women’s issues at White House

dcnf-2-1Amber Randall on February 9, 2018

Former vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine slammed President Donald Trump for seemingly defending a former White House staff secretary against allegations of domestic violence Friday.

Kaine criticized Trump as not a “real leader” after the president told reporters to keep in mind that former staff secretary Rob Porter claimed he was innocent.

(Taylor Hill/WireImage)

“What’s ‘sad’ is having a complete moral vacuum in the Oval Office. Domestic violence is evil, and there aren’t ‘both sides’ on this issue. Real leaders stand with survivors, not perpetrators,” Kaine tweeted.

What’s “sad” is having a complete moral vacuum in the Oval Office. Domestic violence is evil, and there aren’t “both sides” on this issue. Real leaders stand with survivors, not perpetrators.

Porter’s two ex-wives accused him of having a volatile temper and physically assaulting them during their respective marriages to him. Porter quickly resigned from his White House position Wednesday, but called the allegations “completely false.”

(Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trump told reporters Friday that the administration is “very sad” to see Porter go, before wishing him a prosperous career.

“We certainly wish him well. It’s obviously a very tough time for him. He did a very good job while he was in the White House. He says he’s innocent, and I think you have to remember that,” Trump said.

Follow Amber on Twitter

Send tips to amber@dailycallernewsfoundation.org.

Freedom of Speech Isn’t Free
The Daily Caller News Foundation is working hard to balance out the biased American media. For as little as $3, you can help us. Make a one-time donation to support the quality, independent journalism of TheDCNF. We’re not dependent on commercial or political support and we do not accept any government funding.


Please help us! If you are fed up with letting radical big tech execs, phony fact-checkers, tyrannical liberals and a lying mainstream media have unprecedented power over your news please consider making a donation to BPR to help us fight them. Now is the time. Truth has never been more critical!

Success! Thank you for donating. Please share BPR content to help combat the lies.


We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, profanity, vulgarity, doxing, or discourteous behavior. If a comment is spam, instead of replying to it please click the ∨ icon below and to the right of that comment. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain fruitful conversation.

PLEASE JOIN OUR NEW COMMENT SYSTEM! We love hearing from our readers and invite you to join us for feedback and great conversation. If you've commented with us before, we'll need you to re-input your email address for this. The public will not see it and we do not share it.

Latest Articles