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    • President Donald Trump said he is "totally opposed" to domestic violence on Wednesday, adding that it "almost wouldn't even have to be said."
    • His remarks came a week after White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives.
    • Trump faced widespread criticism for praising Porter and saying nothing about the women during his remarks on the matter last week.

    President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is "totally opposed" to domestic violence after facing widespread criticism for praising his former top aide, Rob Porter, following Porter's resignation last week amid accusations of domestic abuse.

    "I am totally opposed to domestic violence of any kind," Trump said on Wednesday in the Oval Office. "Everyone knows that and it almost wouldn't even have to be said. So now you hear it. But you all know it."
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