By the time the furor over a presidential aide accused of spousal abuse reached a second week, the White House account of what happened became less clear, not more. The contradictions were multiplying. The daily news briefing was filled with caveats.
"The White House Flouts the First Rule of Crisis Communications: Get the Facts Out Fast" is from the February 15, 2018 U.S. section of The New York Times. It was written by Peter Baker and narrated by Keith Sellon-Wright.