Jared Kushner's Security Clearance Was Reportedly Denied Over Concerns of Foreign Influence
According to a report, President Trump’s son-in-law and advisor Jared Kushner had his security clearance denied due to concerns of a foreign influence and business conflicts.????Sources told the Washington Post that “Senior White House Official 1” from documents released by the House Oversight Committee is Kushner.????Earlier this week, the committee’s chairman Elijah Cummings released a memo detailing an interview given to the group by Tricia Newbold…????...a career White House official with concerns over security clearance practices in the Trump administration.????According to the memo, Newbold said “Senior White House Official 1”...????...which the Post’s sources say is Kushner, was denied a security clearance for disqualifying factors…????...including foreign influence, business conflicts and personal conduct.????In her committee interview, Newbold claimed that 25 individuals working for President Trump, past or present,...????...were denied security clearance levels only for the appointed head of White House personnel security, Carl Kline to overrule them.????Cummings is seeking White House cooperation in the investigation and in his most recent letter, threatened the use of subpoenas.
Reuters reports the Democratic-led House of Representatives Oversight Committee voted on Tuesday to subpoena a former White House security clearance chief. Elijah Cummings, chairman of the committee,..