Politic > Donald Trump

Questions and answers about security clearances

11 monthes ago   |   By

WASHINGTON - Rob Porter, who resigned as President Donald Trump's staff secretary following allegations of spousal abuse, was one of as many as two dozen senior White House officials, including the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who hold interim security clearances.
Kushner is still working without a permanent security clearance, according to an administration official familiar the process but not authorized to discuss it publicly.
Interim clearances are routinely issued - some because of a massive government backlog of hundreds of thousands of security clearance reviews.
Read more ...

 

Rob Porter reportedly said in an off-the-record meeting the White House arranged that his ex-wife's black eye was from a fall

Rob Porter reportedly said in an off-the-record meeting the White House arranged that his ex-wife's black eye was from a fall

11 monthes ago   |   By

Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, met quietly with reporters last week to explain his side of allegations that he abused his two ex-wives.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders reportedly arranged the meeting after photos surfaced of Porter's ex-wife with a black eye.
Porter told the reporters that his ex-wife had received the black eye from a fall following an argument they had over a Venetian glass vase, according to Politico.
Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary, told reporters during an off-the-record meeting last week that one of his...
Read more ...

 

‘You got burned': 'Fox & Friends' has been slamming the White House on Rob Porter all week

‘You got burned': 'Fox & Friends' has been slamming the White House on Rob Porter all week

11 monthes ago   |   By

"Fox & Friends" host Brian Kilmeade has been uncharacteristically hostile toward President Donald Trump over the last two days regarding the White House's response to the resignation of former staff secretary Rob Porter, who has been accused of domestic abuse.
Referring to the White House's reliance on the FBI's background check system, Kilmeade told a White House spokesperson on Tuesday, "You relied upon it and you got burned."
Kilmeade also chastised Trump for not condemning Porter publicly.
For a show that has often served as one of President Donald Trump's primary news sources and...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Donald Trump  


Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even...

Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even announced, calling it 'unacceptable'

President Donald Trump was expected to offer protection for so-called Dreamers, who are undocumented immigrants brought to the United States when they were children, as well as... Read more ...

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth...

Trump made an alarming comment about mothers giving their daughters birth control before they migrate

President Donald Trump said Saturday mothers were giving their daughters birth control pills before they migrate to the southern border to seek entry to the United... Read more ...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major...

Trump will reportedly bring DACA to shutdown negotiations in 'major announcement'

President Donald Trump is set to make an announcement Saturday afternoon that multiple reports have described will be a fresh offer to negotiate with Democratic... Read more ...

'We are here for all of us': Despite negativity surrounding the Women's...

'We are here for all of us': Despite negativity surrounding the Women's March 2019, thousands rallied for unity in DC

Thousands of people marched in the third Women's March in Washington, DC, despite controversy surrounding the original founders of the movement. Recently, co-chair Tamika... Read more ...

Trump Touts Border Wall In San Antonio, Which Has No Wall And Isn't On The...

Trump Touts Border Wall In San Antonio, Which Has No Wall And Isn't On The Border

The city is 150 miles north of Mexico. Read more ...

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls For End To Shutdown With Pizza Delivery

“It's time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside," the former president said. Read more ...

Trump's strategy for the government shutdown is a mess and most Americans...

Trump's strategy for the government shutdown is a mess and most Americans aren't on board

President Donald Trump kicked off the government shutdown by refusing to sign any funding bill that did not include money for a wall along the US-Mexico border. But most... Read more ...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government...

Trump's 'common-sense compromise' on immigration to end the government shutdown isn't a compromise at all, critics say

President Donald Trump on Saturday offered Democrats an immigration deal that would exchange his requested $5.7 billion in border-wall funding with temporary protections for... Read more ...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Women To ‘Shake The Table' In Women's...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Calls On Women To ‘Shake The Table' In Women's March Speech

"We just captured the House, and now we're going to show what we're going to do with it," the star congresswoman told the crowd. Read more ...

The Women's March Is On

The Women's March Is On

Pink "pussy hats," boisterous chanting, brazen vendors-all were on display Saturday as thousands braved icy weather for the third annual Women's March on Washington, the... Read more ...