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Why so many temporary White House clearances? Adam Schiff wants to know
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Maybe that’s one reason it is stumbling over something known for exacting detail: the security clearance process. More than a week after allegations of spousal abuse against former staff secretary Rob Porter burst into public view, the administration is still struggling to explain who knew about problems revealed by Mr. Porter’s background check, when they knew them, and what they did or didn’t do in response. Testimony from FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday indicated that White House officials learned about warning signs in Porter’s background as long ago as last summer. read more


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