It has been confirmed by a whistleblower that Jared Kushner was one of the 25 White House officials who was denied a security clearance but was overruled by Trump.
Jared Kushner is a national security risk
NBC News reported, “NBC News, citing sources familiar with the matter, previously reported in February that Newbold was seeking official whistleblower protection from the federal government after raising concerns about “unwarranted security clearances” for Trump administration officials, including Jared Kushner. Kushner’s was one of at least 30 cases in which Kline overruled career security experts and approved a top-secret clearance for incoming Trump officials despite unfavorable information, two sources told NBC News at the time.”
— PoliticusUSA (@politicususa) April 1, 2019
Twenty-five was the initially reported number of officials who were turned down for security clearances but had their decision overruled by Trump, but according to NBC News, the number of officials who were deemed a security risk is thirty. Never in the history of the nation has there been a presidential administration that itself posed a grave threat to national security.
Jared Kushner should have never been given a national security clearance, and when the White House and Ivanka Trump claimed that the president had nothing to do with Kushner’s security clearance, they were lying.
The Trump administration is endangering the security of the United States of America.
There are many reasons to vote for change next year, but one of the most serious is the reality that our nation is at risk every single second that Donald Trump remains in office.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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