Trump Reportedly Pressured John Kelly, Don McGahn To Approve Ivanka’s Security Clearance

‘President Trump pushed them to make the decision saying thing like it’s no big deal’


BROWN: “He pressured John Kelly and Don Mcgahn to grant his daughter a security clearance against their recommendations. This is according to three people familiar with the matter speaking to me and my colleague. Most instances are left up to the White House personnel security office which would then determine whether staffer should be granted on after the FBI conducts a background check. After concerns were raised, President Trump pushed them to make the decision saying thing like it's no big deal. They will probably be leaving soon and going back up to new York so it didn't appear the president was tainting the process in his family's favor. After both refused, Trump granted the security clearances according to sources we have been speaking with. This comes on the heels of the New York time reporting that Trump ordered Kelly to grant ivanka's husband a top security clearance despite concerns raised. Sarah Sanders says the white House can't comment on security clearance issues.”

(Via Mediaite)

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