FBI director to face questions on security clearances

FBI Director Christopher Wray will appear before a Senate panel Tuesday morning, where he is expected to field questions on security clearances for White House personnel and whether he remains confident in the independence of his agents. Wray will be one of six top intelligence agency heads to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee for its annual worldwide threats hearing. […]

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Dozens at White House lack permanent security clearances

Dozens of White House employees are awaiting permanent security clearances and have been working for months with temporary approvals to handle sensitive information while the FBI continues to probe their backgrounds, according to U.S. officials. People familiar with the security-clearance process said one of those White House officials with an interim approval is Jared Kushner — the president’s son-in-law and […]

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