Jun 21, 2017 - Politics & Policy

House Dems pressure White House over Flynn, Kushner clearances

Evan Vucci, Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

House Democrats on the Oversight and Government Reform committee have "serious concerns" over the White House's handling of classified information and are pushing for documents relating to security clearances granted to ousted National Security Advisor Mike Flynn and Jared Kushner, Trump's advisor and son-in-law.

Their concerns: That the White House allowed Flynn to access sensitive material even after learning he had misled the administration about his conversations with a Russian diplomat, and that Kushner failed to disclose contacts with foreign officials.

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