President Donald Trump on Thursday insisted that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly could personally stop any school shooting if he were a teacher armed with a gun. At a roundtable discussion about school violence, Trump noted Kelly was a four star general and a “tough cookie.”...
As speculation mounted earlier this month that Chief of Staff John Kelly might soon be shown the door following the Feb. 6 revelation that White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter's ex-wives exposed him as a domestic abuser, we anticipated...Show More Summary
Jared Kushner and John Kelly, White House chief of staff, are at the center of a row over whether President Donald Trump’s son-in-law should have security clearance. Kelly, who has a reputation as an enforcer and disciplinarian, is trying to have Kus… Read The post Jared Kushner Is About To Lose His Security Clearance appeared first on Towleroad.
Kushner feels he's been singled out by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.
The US Secret Service denied Monday reports that one of its agents and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly wrestled with Chinese security officials over the "nuclear football" during President Donald Trump's visit to Beijing in November. Show More Summary
Jared Kushner is reportedly pushing back on efforts to rein in the flow of information among White House staffers who do not have a full security clearance. The effort by White House chief of staff John Kelly is seen as a potential challenge...Show More Summary
Jared Kushner “is resisting giving up his access to highly classified information, prompting an internal struggle with John Kelly, the White House chief of staff, over who should be allowed to see some of the nation’s most sensitive secrets,” the [...]
White 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...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (AP) — Under pressure over his handling of abuse allegations against a top aide, White House chief of staff John Kelly has ordered sweeping changes in how the White House clears staff members to gain access to classified information, acknowledging that the administration "must do better" in how it handles security clearances.
This is quite the photo. (Click the headline of this post to see full sized image.) Dan Scavino (L), White House Director of Social Media, White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (2nd L), Johnny DeStefano (2nd R), Director of the Office of Presidential Personnel, and Keith Kellogg (R), Chief of Staff of the National Security Council. SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
The Washington Post reports: White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly announced Friday that beginning next week, the White House will no longer allow some employees with interim security clearances access to top-secret information — a move that could threaten the standing of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law. Show More Summary
“White House Chief of Staff John Kelly announced that beginning next week, the White House will no longer allow some employees with interim security clearances access to top-secret information — a move that could threaten the standing of Jared Kushner, [...]
“The American people deserve a White House staff that meets the highest standards,” John Kelly wrote in a memo.
White House chief of staff John Kelly signed off on major changes in the way the White House will handle security-clearance investigations involving its staff. According to a memo to other high-ranking officials, background investigations...Show More Summary
Chief of staff John Kelly is ordering changes to the White House security clearance process after allegations against an ex-aide.
The New York Times reports: John F. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, ordered an overhaul of the process for granting security clearances, acknowledging that mistakes and shortcomings were exposed by the handling of marital abuse allegations against one of President Trump’s top aides. Show More Summary
The White House Chief of Staff ordered several changes to the clearance process, including limiting access to certain classified information
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, under pressure to act, strengthened the process for security clearances for President Donald Trump’s aides on Friday in response to a scandal involving a former official accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives. Saying that recent events had exposed...
White House counsel Donald McGahn is under fire for his handling of the scandal surrounding a staff secretary who has been accused of domestic abuse. Similarly to chief of staff John Kelly, people are questioning what McGahn knew and...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump at last broke his silence to explicitly denounce domestic violence in the wake of allegations that a top White House aide had abused two former wives. Chief of staff John Kelly, under fire for mishandling the matter, stayed largely out of sight, his future in doubt and the White House in tumult.