Michelle Mark, provided by Published 4:39 pm, Thursday, February 8, 2018 AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais Rob Porter resigned at White House staff secretary on Wednesday after his two ex-wives went public with allegations that he abused them during their marriages. The Intercept reported earlier that day that the FBI had spoken with both women about their allegations during background interviews about Porter. Those allegations reportedly contributed to the year-long delay in granting him the security clearance customary for staffers of his rank. You might also like: Now Playing: The White House says former staff secretary Rob Porter was working at the White House under an interim security clearance while his background check was being completed. (Feb. 8) Media: Associated Press But Porter is far from the only Trump administration official to encounter problems or controversy over his security clearance. Democrats have been pressing the White … [Read more...] about Rob Porter’s not the only one — the Trump White House has been plagued by people not getting security clearances
Deb Riechmann, Associated Press Updated 10:16 pm, Thursday, February 8, 2018 Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with White House staff secretary Rob Porter to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. In this Nov. 29, 2017 file photo, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, left, walks with White House staff secretary Rob Porter to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Interim security clearances are routine, but are they risky? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery WASHINGTON (AP) — Rob Porter, who resigned from his White House job following allegations that he abused his two ex-wives, held an interim security clearance while working … [Read more...] about Interim security clearances are routine, but are they risky?
The Latest: Former Trump aide had interim security clearance February 8, 2018 Updated: February 8, 2018 2:59pm Now Playing: A top White House aide is stepping down following allegations of domestic abuse by his two ex-wives. The White House press secretary read part of staff secretary Rob Porter's statement, in which he claims the allegations are "simply false." (Feb. 7) Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the resignation of White House staff secretary Rob Porter (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The White House says former staff secretary Rob Porter was working at the White House under an interim security clearance while his background check was being completed. Express Newsletters Get the latest news, sports and food features sent directly to your inbox. Sign up Most Popular 1 Medina has angered fellow Democrats 2 Exclusive: Guilt and grief overwhelm the mother-in-law of the... 3 Review: Burgerteca all sound and fury, … [Read more...] about The Latest: Former Trump aide had interim security clearance
By Orange County Register June 9, 2010 at 1:07 pm Do you love a red sticker as much as I do? Get over to Target for some great clearance deals on pet products. It seems as though the retailer is again changing labels, so that means lots of red stickers on products that are getting a makeover. On a quick trip for rawhide twists for my dog, Katy, I was pleasantly surprised to find on sale: Rawhide twists and strips: $4.68 up to $8.98 for mega bags (about a 35-percent discount) Breakaway cat collars: $2 (normally $3.49) Toys, accessories and cat litter Pet beds: $24 from $39 So, bust a move and head over after work. Your pet will thank you for it! Follow @sammigo on Twitter | Become a fan of Pet Tales on FacebookAdd Pet Tales to your Yahoo and iGoogle pages | Get email [email protected] —————————————- Recent Pet Tales headlines: [rssfeedme cat=”ocpets” … [Read more...] about Deals alert: Target pet items on clearance
A recent report by the Department of Defense found 165 government contractors with felonies, influences from foreign governments, suspicious financial dealings, and even pedophilia were given national security clearance and were able to access sensitive information. The report obtained by NBC News on Wednesday revealed data from 200,000 defense contractors and how easy it was to get passed the first round of vetting, the preliminary background check, and be granted access to sensitive national security information. Of the 200,000 defense contractors who had requested top secret national security clearance over the past three years, 486 were denied or revoked. However, that number also includes 165 applicants who slipped through the initial vetting process, some of whom continued to have access to sensitive information for years. Of those 165 applicants, 151 had withheld information, and had their clearance revoked upon being discovered. NBC News cited an example where one … [Read more...] about Pedophiles, Criminals, Individuals Under Foreign Influence Had Top Secret National Security Clearance