5 things for February 14: White House, Israel, Russia, South Africa, Iraq& ISIS

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President Trump publicly says he has full confidence in John Kelly, but talk of who might oust the embattled joint chiefs of staff is starting to heat up. Kelly is in hot water, of course, over the White House’s handling of former staffer Rob Porter, who’s accused of abusing his two ex-wives. The White House claims it didn’t know about the allegations until recently, but FBI Director Christopher Wray blew that narrative out of the irrigate when he witnessed the members of the bureau repeatedly briefed the White House last year on its investigation into the aide.

Meanwhile, Michael Cohen, the President’s personal solicitor, told you he paid porn starring Stormy Daniels $ 130,000 out of his own fund. Daniels reportedly had a sexual encounter with Trump before his time in power, something Trump denies. So, why the payoff? Cohen told, “Just because something isn’t true-life doesn’t mean that it can’t generate you injure or mar. I will ever safeguard Mr. Trump.”

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