• Trump says security clearance process is actually too rigorous

    6 monthes ago - By Think Progress

    A week after his chief of staff ordered an overhaul of the process for granting White House security clearances, President Donald Trump on Friday blamed an overly rigorous background vetting process for holding up the approval of his son-in-law's permanent security clearance.
    “It's a broken system and it shouldn't take this long,” said Trump during a joint news conference at the White House with visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
    Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is one of the president's top advisers and works on a myriad of high-level and sensitive national security...
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  • Trump Says Kelly Will Decide on Kushner's Security Clearance

    6 monthes ago - By NY Times

    “He's going to do what's right for the country,” President Trump said of his chief of staff. “I have no doubt he will make the right decision.”
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  • Trump: Chief of staff Kelly to settle Kushner security dispute

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Friday he will leave it to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to settle a security clearance dispute involving son-in-law and top aide Jared Kushner, but left little doubt he wants the case settled in a way that allows Kushner to keep his job.
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  • WATCH: Trump says Kushner security clearance up to chief of staff Kelly

    6 monthes ago - By ABC News

    Kelly issued new security clearance rules earlier this month.
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  • Trump: It's up to John Kelly to decide whether Jared Kushner will keep his security clearance

    Trump: It's up to John Kelly to decide whether Jared Kushner will keep his security clearance

    6 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump was asked whether his son-in-law Jared Kushner will be allowed to continue working at the White House under an interim security clearance.
    Trump said the decision on Kushner's clearance is up to chief of staff John Kelly.
    Kelly overhauled the security clearance rules for the White House after the Rob Porter domestic abuse scandal.
    Kushner is reportedly worried that Kelly is directly targeting him with the new rules.
    President Donald Trump dodged questions on the status of his son-in-law Jared Kushner's security clearance during a press conference Friday, saying it is...
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  • Trump: chief of staff Kelly to decide on Kushner security clearance

    6 monthes ago - By Reuters

    WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump said on Friday that White House chief of staff John Kelly will decide whether Trump son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner gets a security clearance.
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