The Trump People Didnt Even Craft a Decent Lie About the Security Clearances

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House Committee on Oversight and Reformer Chairman Elijah Cummings D Md. Cummings plans to authorize a subpoena on Tuesday for former White House personnel security director Carl Kline who now works at the Department of Defense. The Oversight Committee has requested a trove of documents about the Trump administration and transition teams security clearance process and has identified at least nine people including former national security adviser Michael Flynn and Kushner and Ivanka Trump whose security clearances Democrats believe deserve more scrutiny. Trump ordered Kelly to grant Kushner a security clearance despite concerns flagged by intelligence officials and McGahn the Times reported. But she went through with the interview anyway because she wanted to restore integrity to the security clearance process. Meet Tricia Newbold who is alleging that Trumps camarilla received 25 security clearances that should never have been cleared. Instead including Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. In the case of Senior White House Official No. WASHINGTON A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trumps administration were granted security clearances despite disqualifying issues in their backgrounds drug use and criminal conduct. The documents dont identify the officials on Newbolds list but they note that two are current senior White House officials

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