Political and Legislative

White House Accused of Stonewalling Security Clearance Probe

House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) is demanding that President Trump’s White House comply with an ongoing investigation into the security clearance process, accusing the White House of stonewalling congressional requests for documents and transcribed interviews.

Cummings also raised concerns Friday about the actions by Trump and others in the White House in reaction to a New York Times report that Trump ordered then-chief of staff John Kelly to grant his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, a top-secret security clearance despite issues raised by the intelligence community and then-White House lawyer Donald McGahn

Read the source article at The Hill

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