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Six Trump aides marched out of the White
House for failed national security
background check that asks about
drugs, arrests and money woes

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 2/16/2017 7:39:58 PM

Six White House staffers were marched out of the building on Thursday after they failed national security background checks. Politico reported that the unlucky half-dozen included one who was the president´s director of scheduling. Caroline Wiles is also the daughter of Susan Wiles, a former chief of staff to Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Trump campaign´s director in Florida. Politico reported that Wiles has told friends she will be reassigned to a job in the Treasury Department. It´s unknown who the other five dismissed aides are. One White House source told DailyMail.com it´s common knowledge that two of them


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Uno, 2/16/2017 7:46:40 PM     (No. 11158858)

Good! Do everything democRats are going to do, just do it first! If you´re hiding something it will be found sooner or later. Find it first to eliminate liabilities later on down the road.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jinx, 2/16/2017 7:46:53 PM     (No. 11158859)

How did the Clinton and Obama staff pass the smell test?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: KarenJ1, 2/16/2017 7:54:18 PM     (No. 11158869)

No kidding #2! There was none of this breathless reporting over every single thing that happened in the Obama regime. How many of them were marched out for failed national security tests? They were probably kept by Obama because to reject them would have been offensive, or racist, or whatever choice of the day.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: curious1, 2/16/2017 8:09:20 PM     (No. 11158882)

Given the people around Obola in the white hut, I don´t believe any of them could have passed such a test, properly administered.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kono, 2/16/2017 8:16:00 PM     (No. 11158885)

Did they, #2? Seems to my somewhat iffy memory that many of them didn´t, but nothing was done about it. And remember when cabinet nominee after nominee turned out to be a tax dodger, and only a couple of them were disqualified for it?

The enemedia never pressed those scandals more than one cycle of the news, and then it was on to other stories.... oh, look! A squirrel!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kono, 2/16/2017 8:22:23 PM     (No. 11158892)

(One of those whose appointment to a WH advisory position didn´t survive that scrutiny was Van Jones, if memory serves me. But others elude me.)

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Reply 7 - Posted by: O.G.´s Mom, 2/16/2017 8:30:40 PM     (No. 11158897)

Jeez, Barack Hussein Obama couldn´t pass a security check. Nor could most of his staff. How the heck is this happening? This is pure and unadulterated crapola. Trump has to get rid of these Hussein holdovers in his security agencies. NOW!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/16/2017 8:32:07 PM     (No. 11158898)

I´m surprised the Choom-smoker in chief passed. When I had a clearance, illegal drug use was pretty much a show-stopper.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: MamaElephant, 2/16/2017 8:32:49 PM     (No. 11158900)

This is very typical of what happens in trying to fill federal jobs at every level. People are selected for the jobs and then the background check comes back. Something as benign as credit problems or the kind of tax disputes that result from divorces can scupper a federal secretarial or engineering job. It happens every day. I´m sure the same thing happened many times in the Obama White House but was not reported by the slavering, rabid media. Nothing to see here, move along.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/16/2017 8:34:59 PM     (No. 11158905)

And exactly NO 0bama aides were marched out of the White House when it was discovered that they indeed had such woes. In fact, the woes were viewed as resume enhancements.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rocco49, 2/16/2017 8:44:23 PM     (No. 11158910)

If only I could post a picture of that Choomer-in-Chief Soetoro puffing away on a doobie and filling up that VW bus with marijuana smoke!! Not to mention the bisexual trysts in gay bathhouses in Chicago...Or his cocaine binges....


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Reply 12 - Posted by: bldrrepub, 2/16/2017 8:50:31 PM     (No. 11158915)

As someone who went through a TS/SCI background check, if you had something in your past you admitted to it and YOU DIDN´T LIE about it.

If you lie about past drug use in college, they will find out and disqualify you. It is not about whether you smoked dope or did a line at a frat party. It is whether you will be truthful.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: TrueBlueWfan, 2/16/2017 8:53:38 PM     (No. 11158919)

I seem to remember hearing that many in the Obozo WH staff owed lots of taxes. That should also be a reason to be marched out.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: jj1319, 2/16/2017 8:58:34 PM     (No. 11158922)

Given my squeaky clean image, it will come as a complete shock to most of you that my chances of securing a suitable position in the White House are looking less likely.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: chicodon, 2/16/2017 8:59:21 PM     (No. 11158923)

Look, there were people smoking pot on the roof of the White House during Obama´s reign. This is fine though. Squeaky clean.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: gabula, 2/16/2017 9:19:40 PM     (No. 11158933)

#14 you would be a great asset to the White House.


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Reply 17 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 2/16/2017 9:38:34 PM     (No. 11158948)

Oh, the SF86! I first filled it out in 1975, and again after I retired from the Federal Government when I came back in as a contractor. I remember it well.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/16/2017 9:49:30 PM     (No. 11158961)

Makes me wonder how ValJar passed the test IF she was given one.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 2/16/2017 10:05:59 PM     (No. 11158973)

Don´t worry about a job Deep Six, I´m sure Rat congress people will hire you to agitate Trump on their behalf...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: tundrarider, 2/16/2017 10:10:54 PM     (No. 11158974)

Well Ben Rhodes who worked in the Oval Office daily, had Security Clearance problems up until the day Obama was out of office....


And, just for trivial matters - Ben Rhodes has a Masters of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Ronaldus Magnus, 2/16/2017 10:18:01 PM     (No. 11158981)

I guess people´s memory are not what they used to be. Back when Billy Jeff Clinton, or as I call him, the Hillbilly Whorehopper, back when over half his nominations and hires could not pass drug screening, he changed hiring practices and hired all of them under some other classification that did not require any urine, hair, or blood samples. Creepozoids all.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: lakerman1, 2/16/2017 10:40:35 PM     (No. 11158991)

#21 is correct. Dollar Bill Clinton changed the rule on hard drug use. If a person had used hard dORE THAN FIFTY TIMES they were disqualified. 50 times!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Dodge Boy, 2/16/2017 10:40:57 PM     (No. 11158992)

Seems odd though to hire people off the street and put them in contact with the president...Without the background check having been completed.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: bella, 2/16/2017 11:10:41 PM     (No. 11159005)

Poster #2 answered your own question.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: NotaBene, 2/16/2017 11:35:27 PM     (No. 11159021)

Barack Hussein Mohammed would not have passed a citizenship test if it had been administered.

Fortunately, Donald Trump challenged him on precisely that and is now our great President.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/16/2017 11:51:18 PM     (No. 11159039)

Imagine national security background checks on Obama holdovers would be an effective way to get rid of many of them.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Freeloader, 2/17/2017 12:14:56 AM     (No. 11159047)

Drugs? Arrests? Money woes?...And let´s not forget about Barry Soetoro´s Muslim Brotherhood Fraternity Brothers!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 2/17/2017 1:15:17 AM     (No. 11159064)

Good move.
He refuses to waive their background checks and drug tests.

If people are dirty, they need to get out. He doesn´t need someone busted for a drug deal in Georgetown.

That´s for the Democrats.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/17/2017 1:29:43 AM     (No. 11159070)

#9, yes but we all know if a person is connected to or related to the right person, exceptions are made. I
know this for a fact. Also, the saddest part is that we have Senators and Congresscritters who
could not pass the basic background check.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: Crashnburn, 2/17/2017 1:35:23 AM     (No. 11159074)

By definition, the President has a security clearance. He also has the prerogative of overriding the decision that someone is a security risk. Along with Obama, I doubt Bill Clinton could have passed a security investigation.

I´m glad PRESIDENT Trump isn´t exerting his authority to keep them in his Whitehouse

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Reply 31 - Posted by: pensom2, 2/17/2017 1:36:29 AM     (No. 11159075)

I don´t believe the POTUS is required to take or pass this security screening. All other White House positions require passing the background check. I suppose family members not in official positions need not take the test, else Mooch, Malia & Grandma might have failed.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: judy, 2/17/2017 4:55:56 AM     (No. 11159096)

Another illegal leak. Marhed out of WH was the clue!

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Reply 33 - Posted by: strike3, 2/17/2017 6:27:15 AM     (No. 11159117)

When I was on the inside, foreign nationals did not qualify for a level above SECRET. Barack Obama (may his name be praised) ValJar, and most of the czars would not have seen the inside of the White House. And, as their performance has proven, they were indeed working for the enemy.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/17/2017 9:41:47 AM     (No. 11159338)

What #9 said.

“Marched out of the White House”. Propagandaspeak. (Were there guns?)

Someone walked them out. Happens in business all the time. But how would these hack reporters know about what happens in business?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/17/2017 10:34:44 AM     (No. 11159431)

Yep, live bad, you don´t get a clearance...

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vote because of Trump-Russia probe

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Politico, by Elana Schor    Original Article
Posted By: Lalo- 3/21/2017 5:46:43 PM     Post Reply
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called for a delay of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation on Tuesday given the ongoing FBI investigation into potential collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russian officials. “You can bet, if the shoe were on the other foot and a Democratic president was under investigation by the FBI, the Republicans would be howling at the moon about filling a Supreme Court seat in such circumstances,” Schumer said on the floor. Schumer’s demand is highly unlikely to gain traction with Senate GOP leaders, who are planning a vote on Gorsuch early next month. But the move

F.B.I. Is Investigating Trump’s
Russia Ties, Comey Confirms

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New York Times, by Matt Apuzzo*    Original Article
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The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, took the extraordinary step on Monday of announcing that the agency is investigating whether members of President Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election. Mr. Comey’s testimony before the House Intelligence Committee created a treacherous political moment for Mr. Trump, who has insisted that “Russia is fake news” that was cooked up by his political opponents to undermine his presidency. Mr. Comey placed a criminal investigation at the doorstep of the White House and said officers would pursue it “no matter how long that takes.” (Snip) The New York Times and other news organizations

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