Home Tags Security clearance

Tag: security clearance

Hillary Clinton pauses while speaking at a campaign rally in Raleigh, North Carolina November 8, 2016.

The US State Department withdrew Hillary Clinton’s security clearance and those of several former Clinton aides

The US State Department informed lawmakers that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's security clearance was administratively withdrawn. Clinton requested the action earlier this year. The security clearances of several Clinton aides were also withdrawn.
Former CIA Director John Brennan.

Brennan is considering legal action to hit back after Trump revoked his security clearance

Former CIA Director John Brennan said on NBC's "Meet the Press" Sunday that Trump's revoking of his security clearance was an "egregious abuse of power and authority." Brennan said he has been contacted by several lawyers and is considering taking legal action against Trump.
President Trump, right, lashed out at former CIA Director John Brennan, left, in a tweet on Saturday.

A ‘loudmouth, partisan, political hack who cannot be trusted’: Trump lashes out at John Brennan on Twitter

The president's tweet came three days after he revoked the former CIA director's security clearance.

Former CIA director slams Trump for revoking his security clearance, says Trump is ‘becoming more desperate to protect himself’ from Muell...

John Brennan, who led the CIA from 2013 to 2017, criticized President Donald Trump's decision to revoke his security clearance. Brennan tweeted on Wednesday that the decision was 'part of a broader effort by Mr. Trump to suppress freedom of speech & punish critics.'
John Brennan.

‘This is how a whiny tyrant acts’: Democrats and intel veterans slam Trump for revoking Brennan’s security clearance

President Donald Trump revoking the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan on Wednesday caused an outpouring of shocked, confused, and dismayed reactions from Democratic members of congress, as well as national security and intelligence experts.
James Comey.

Acting on Trump’s threat to revoke security clearances of former intelligence officials who criticize him could backfire in a national crisis

If President Donald Trump moves to revoke the security clearances of former US intelligence officials who criticize him, it could backfire in a moment of national crisis. Historically, former officials have maintained their clearances so the latest administration can consult them as needed.
Rob Porter (back) Trump (L) and Reince Priebus (R)

Jared Kushner finally got his top-secret security clearance — this handy graphic explains how federal security clearances really work

As security clearance levels continue to pop up in the news, it's important to get a sense of how they actually work. This flowchart breaks it all down.

Jared Kushner just got a permanent security clearance

Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior White House adviser, was granted a permanent top-secret security clearance on Wednesday following months of uncertainty after he was stripped of his interim clearance in February, multiple news outlets reported.

Several White House staffers with pending security clearance issues have been reportedly fired or reassigned

The White House is reshuffling amid the fallout from the Rob Porter scandal.