According to us media, the highest degree of tolerance lost several more White house staff
Son-in-law of the President of trump Jared Kushner, who served as senior adviser to the White house, was denied admission to “secret” content, announced on Tuesday by Reuters, citing its own sources in the US administration.
Previously this information was confirmed by several American media.
According to the Agency, Kushner, who last year worked on the basis of “provisional admission,” was deprived of the right to work with highly sensitive materials a few weeks ago.
In addition to son-in-law of the President of the admission was denied and a few administration officials working on the basis of temporary permits. According to sources, last Friday they received notification that their degree of tolerance will be lowered from the level of Top Secret/SCI-level, giving the right of acquaintance with the most normal of the intelligence, to the level of Secret.
Decline in status is due to the fact that some White house staff, including son-in-law of the President, yet have not been relying in such cases, the test, which includes, in particular, and the study of data on foreign relationships and financial transactions.
The US President by his order has the right to grant any officer of the “permanent tolerance”. Despite this, last Friday, Donald trump stated that the decision will depend on his chief of staff.
“I’ll tell General Kelly’s right to make that decision, the President said, answering journalists’ questions. – I have no doubt that he will pravitelei decision.”
During a briefing at the White house Tuesday, press Secretary of the President Sarah Sanders refused to comment on reports that Jared Kushner were deprived of access to top secret information.
“We do not comment on this issue Jared, but gave comments about his abilities to do his job, she said. He’s a very valuable member of the team and he will continue to do the important work he has performed since joining the administration.”
According to the lawyer son-in-law of the President Abbe Lowell, the status change will not prevent Jared Kushner “to perform a very important work entrusted to him by the President.”