White House reforms security clearances to address scandal

White House reforms security clearances to address scandalWhite House Chief of Staff John Kelly has ordered changes to the way staff gain access to America’s most closely guarded secrets, after a top aide worked for months without full clearance. Kelly, a former Marine Corps general, proposed a series of tweaks intended to limit temporary security clearances, but which also seemed designed to draw a line under the Rob Porter scandal. The aide — who had daily access to the Oval Office and handled top secret documents — resigned in disgrace this month after allegations he beat both his former wives.



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