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Kushner loses access to top-secret intelligence
Politico, by Eliana Johnson & Andrew Restuccia

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Posted By:StormCnter, 2/27/2018 4:25:10 PM

Presidential son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner has had his security clearance downgraded — a move that will prevent him from viewing many of the sensitive documents to which he once had unfettered access. Kushner is not alone. All White House aides working on the highest-level interim clearances — at the Top Secret/SCI-level — were informed in a memo sent Friday that their clearances would be downgraded to the Secret level, according to three people with knowledge of the situation. The SCI acronym stands for sensitive compartmented information, a category of information that comes from sensitive intelligence sources and must be walled off. The


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jmkotow, 2/27/2018 4:33:10 PM     (No. 11557244)

How in the World did Huma get a top-secret clearance,I guess it depends on who your "Best Buddie" is !!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lucky5, 2/27/2018 4:46:02 PM     (No. 11557261)

#1 Excellent point! With her mother too.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: judy, 2/27/2018 4:47:57 PM     (No. 11557265)

Hillary & Rice still has top secret access...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/27/2018 5:05:33 PM     (No. 11557279)

And how did 0bama and Jarrett gain access to top-secret intelligence? Neither one could pass the background check I got decades ago in the U.S. Navy.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JonR, 2/27/2018 5:36:14 PM     (No. 11557300)

The rules are only followed and apply to a Republican administration! Democrats? Not so much!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: suedotsue, 2/27/2018 6:43:38 PM     (No. 11557382)

All White House aides on interim clearance were downgraded. The Fake News by omission headline sells it as Jared only. Why didn´t the headline say both Ivanka and Jared lost clearance since she was also in the interim group?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimBob, 2/27/2018 9:59:04 PM     (No. 11557544)

My gut feeling is that both Clinton and Obama disregarded the whole system of secret and classified information.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Bighambone, 2/28/2018 12:43:04 AM     (No. 11557632)

This appears to be the first time that an individual’s security clearance and level of access has openly been reported in the media to this extent, unless he or she was convicted of serious criminal offenses.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: rfr46, 2/28/2018 7:45:03 AM     (No. 11557755)

Who leaked this information? There are still traitors in the information chain. They need to be rooted out and made an example of.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: chillijilli, 2/28/2018 7:48:43 AM     (No. 11557756)

BRAVO, #6!
Fake News By Omission!
That´s EXACTLY what´s been going on! The MSM skews the news to fit their agenda by what they DON´T report---which serves 2 purposes:
1. How do their readers/viewers know about something they don´t know about?
2. You can´t be sued for something you DIDN´T report.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: congar, 2/28/2018 8:09:52 AM     (No. 11557769)

Each and every day the White House press corps sniffs every Republican’s butt for the tiniest whiff of scandal imagined or real. When Obama was President anyone with two legs had access to the highest classification possible.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Uno_Thatguy, 2/28/2018 9:51:00 AM     (No. 11557855)

At one time I understand that the Clinton WH had 300 sycophants who not only couldn´t but didn´t pass security regs but were into all levels of secret info for his entire term.

Who´s to worry???

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 2/28/2018 12:43:07 PM     (No. 11558117)

Another manufactured scandal. Many Whitehouse people from many administrations failed security clearance.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BreakRight, 2/28/2018 12:53:23 PM     (No. 11558124)

Isn´t the real question why it is taking the FBI over a year and a half to do a security clearance check on the President´s staff?

As I understand it, the FBI has not completed checks on most of the staff. If they did complete the checks and found people who should not be trusted with a top secret clearance for good reasons, they should not be on the President´s staff, period.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Udanja99, 2/28/2018 1:27:56 PM     (No. 11558172)

#7 jogged my memory - FBI agent Gary Aldrich stated in his book on the Clinton WH that almost no one had a security clearance and they were all given access to the nation’s secrets anyway.

Treason runs strong in the Clinton Crime Family

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