Sean Maloney on Rob Porter: ‘My Butt Would Have Been Kicked Down the Stairs Within 5 Minutes’
MALONEY: Right. There’s no due process when you’re talking about whether someone gets a senior level West Wing job with the highest national security clearance.
STEPHANOPOULOS: It’s a privilege.
MALONEY: It’s a privilege. And my butt would have been kicked down the stairs within five minutes of learning something about this. And it would have been the right thing to do. So they had to make a value judgment on this. And by the way, what s the plan? The guy is never going to get a national security clearance, and yet every day he is reading our nation’s top secrets and could have been blackmailed...