— The Hill (@thehill) February 14, 2018
“His honor”, without something more tangible to back it, would be worth about 37 cents even in a sellers’ market…
So the President’s closest aide, who lacks a permanent security clearance & is likely under criminal investigation is millions of dollars in debt … no reason to be concerned about that https://t.co/9eP3rx7hI1
— Michael Cohen (@speechboy71) February 14, 2018
Massive debt is the basically the number one red flag in security clearance investigations https://t.co/VvXWp4zLpJ
— Adam Blickstein (@AdamBlickstein) February 14, 2018
A little background reading…
On Page 1, the @washingtonpost reports that the president doesn’t read his daily intel brief. On Page 4, it reports that his son-in-law, who hasn’t been able to get a permanent clearance, does. pic.twitter.com/emAESbybw6
— Karen Tumulty (@ktumulty) February 10, 2018
You all should be thinking about what these immoral, law-breaking men do after they leave the White House with state secrets many hostile parties would find valuable. https://t.co/OhZgbv2iLD
— Sarah Kendzior (@sarahkendzior) February 10, 2018
White House says it’s common for security clearance to take a year.
1. It’s not. Unusual, even for Regular Janes and Joes.
2. It verges on Black Swan territory for top-rankers like Kushner & Porter, who cut the line.
3. *May* mean “never” & bureaucracy doesn’t want to say no.
— Barton Gellman (@bartongellman) February 12, 2018
White House clearly passing the buck on failure of top aides to get security clearance, say the process is up to the FBI and intel agencies.
— Andrew Beatty (@AndrewBeatty) February 12, 2018
The coverage of this point is getting kind of inside out. FBI is accommodating the WH here—holding open investigations where it would ordinarily deny a clearance so as to permit the person to continue working for Trump. https://t.co/YQgV5WqQrH
— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) February 12, 2018