House Democrats Call for Suspension of Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Apr 19, 2017

Using the well worn excuse of ties to Russia, Democrats are demanding a revocation of Jared Kushner’s security clearance. The demand is related to Kushner’s failure to disclose contacts with the Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak and with a Russian state-owned bank while applying for a top-secret security clearance.

Kushner’s lawyer responded that this happened when Kushner’s application was submitted prematurely, before these contacts. Since the president ultimately controls the security clearance process, Democrat demands are not likely to succeed.