Security Clearance

Associated Press
April 02, 2019 - 8:40 am
by Chad Day, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, including concerns about foreign influence,...
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Presidential Press Service via Associated Press
March 01, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump last year ordered officials to grant top-secret security clearance to his son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to a report published Thursday by The New York Times. Kushner was granted the high-level clearance last May after a lengthy...
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Associated Press
August 16, 2018 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Donald Trump yanked his security clearance because his campaign colluded with the Russians to sway the 2016 election and is now desperate to end the special counsel's investigation. In an opinion piece in The New York...
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Associated Press
July 24, 2018 - 8:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of six former top national security officials who have been critical of his administration, a move that opponents and experts say would be an unprecedented politicization of the clearance process. White House...
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