Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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Deputy Attorney General Raises Concerns About Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance, which is What Prompted John Kelly’s Change in Policy

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised concerns about new information discovered while conducting a background check into presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner.  That, apparently, is what has caused Chief of Staff John Kelly to revise White House policies regarding security clearances. The concerns were raised in a phone call between Rosenstein […]

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Kelly Unveils New White House Security Protocols in Wake of Rob Porter Scandal

White House Chief of Staff Jon Kelly announced new measures aimed at improving the White House’s security clearance process this week.  The move comes in the wake of intense scrutiny the White House has received over the way it handled domestic abuse allegations leveled against a senior member of the team. Revelations were made public […]

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Senator Jeff Flake Suggests Federal Review for Security Clearance Backlog

Republican Senator Jeff Flake suggested that the security clearance backlog for federal employees should be the subject of a federal review, on Sunday.  “There are signs it does need to be reviewed,” Flake said during an interview.  “I think we’re going to have to talk about that with the Judiciary Committee, certainly in the Senate.” […]

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