• DOJ charges Defense Intelligence Agency worker with leaking classified info to reporters

    A Defense Intelligence Agency employee with top-secret security clearance was arrested Wednesday and charged with leaking classified information to two reporters. Henry Kyle Frese, a counterterrorism analyst with the DIA, allegedly shared intelligence related to the capabilities of foreign weapons systems with the unnamed journalists, one of whom he was in a relationship with, according […]

  • White House refuses to hand over Kushner security clearance docs

    The White House is refusing to hand the House Oversight Committee documents that the panel has requested in its probe into the administration’s security clearance process, including for President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner. The committee chairman, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., blasted the White House on Tuesday for asserting that his panel […]

  • ‘Whistleblower’ in White House security clearance office gets suspended

    A White House security specialist has been suspended without pay for defying her supervisor Carl Kline, less than a week after NBC News reported Kline approved Jared Kushner for top secret clearance over the objections of career staff. The specialist, Tricia Newbold, had filed a discrimination complaint against Kline three months ago. Newbold’s two-week suspension from the […]

  • House Democrats probe how Jared Kushner got security clearance

    The House Oversight Committee is launching an investigation into the White House security clearance process, an inquiry that promises to put a spotlight on how President Donald Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, overcame concerns to gain access to highly classified information. “The Committee on Oversight and Reform is launching an in-depth investigation of the security […]

  • Trump says he will quickly revoke Justice Department official’s security clearance

    President Donald Trump said Friday he expects to “quickly” revoke the security clearance for the Justice Department official whose wife worked for the firm involved in producing the dossier on Trump’s ties to Russia. Trump says the official, Bruce Ohr, is a “disgrace.” Asked about Ohr’s security clearance, Trump said: “I suspect I’ll be taking […]

  • Trump opts to revoke former CIA director Brennan’s security clearance

    President Donald Trump has decided to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan’s clearance for access to classified information, he said in a statement read by press secretary Sarah Sanders Tuesday. The courtesy of allowing a former administration official to retain security clearance has been “outweighed by the risk posed by his erratic conduct and behavior,” […]

  • Trump looking at revoking security clearances of Brennan, Clapper, Hayden, Rice, Comey, McCabe

    President Donald Trump is examining whether to revoke the security clearances of former intelligence officials who have criticized him, his spokeswoman said Monday, raising the specter of a president using his office to lash out at his political enemies. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters that Trump is considering yanking the security clearances […]

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