GOP Women: White House Misses Mark on Abuse Allegations

Conway and Hicks

In the Oval Office, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway stands beside White House communications director Hope Hicks, the girlfriend of ex-staffer Rob Porter, who has been accused of domestic violence. SAUL LOEB / AFP / GETTY IMAGES

Prominent Republican women are criticizing female White House staffers for falling in line with the president’s defense of Rob Porter, the former staff secretary accused of abusing his ex-wives. Their discontent signals the growing alienation of women within a party they say fails to protect them. “The fact that they remain loyal to this president and…

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