Tag: security clearance

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Rand Paul: John Brennan’s Security Clearance Is a Danger

Clear evidence concerning the bias of multiple, high-ranking current and former intelligence community officials should make us think twice about letting retired intelligence officials keep access to classified information, especially if they become talking heads on television after leaving public service.

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REPORT: Jared Kushner Failed to Disclose 100+ Foreign Contacts Because Staff Accidentally Hit ‘Send’ Too Early

President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner reportedly omitted from his initial security clearance form at least 100 contacts that he made with foreign government officials. Kushner’s lawyers have claimed that Kushner’s initial filing of his SF-86 form did not mention any meetings with foreign officials whatsoever because an unnamed “member of his staff had prematurely hit the ‘send’ button for the firm before it was completed.”

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Total Vetting Fail: Left-Wing Snowden Fan Girl Reality Winner Gets Access to Our NSA Secrets

It reads like something out of a screwball comedy: a far-left activist named “Reality Leigh Winner” somehow received clearance to work for the National Security Agency, which she allegedly proceeded to rob of classified material in the name of the kookburger anti-Trump “Resistance.” In the post-Edward Snowden era, how does someone like this get anywhere near sensitive data?

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Al Franken Pushes for Kushner Security Clearance Review

Democrat Sen. Al Franken said, “We should look at that” when asked during a Tuesday CBS This Morning interview if Senior Adviser to the President Jared Kushner’s security clearance should be revoked.

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GOP Rep McCaul Announces Bill Revoking Hillary’s Security Clearance

Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends,” Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX) discussed legislation he was introducing which would revoke the security clearance for those demonstrating “extreme carelessness” with classified information, which is what FBI Director James Comey described presumptive

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Former DIA Chief: ‘Immediately Suspend’ Hillary’s Security Clearance

Lt Gen Michael T. Flynn, who served as director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) under President Obama, recommended this weekend that Hillary Clinton’s Top Secret security clearance be immediately revoked, due to concerns she incorrectly handled classified information in establishing a private, insecure email server for her personal use.

Hillary Clinton Holds Campaign Forum At Trident Technical College In North Charleston, SC

Sen. Grassley Grills Hillary Clinton’s Lawyer About Security Clearance

Senator Grassley asks a few less obvious, but very interesting, questions beyond the basics. For example, he asks a straightforward question that the Administration has thus far been reluctant to answer: does Hillary Clinton still have an active security clearance?

Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Attends Meetings With Legislators On Capitol Hill

Hillary Clinton’s Computer Company Wasn’t Cleared for Classified Material

As the Hillary Clinton email scandal turns into a mushroom cloud, with new names popping into the chain of custody for her electronic communications every day, one of the lingering questions is whether any of these people were actually cleared to handle the sensitive, classified, and Top Secret information Clinton recklessly exposed.

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Second Massive Data Breach Exposes Military and Intelligence Data

The already-terrible tale of the “Pearl Harbor” hacker attack launched against U.S. federal government systems just got worse. The Chinese invaders pulled off a second massive security breach that may have given them access to “sensitive background information submitted by intelligence and military personnel for security clearances,” according to the Associated Press.