Aug 18, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Sen. Warner drafting amendment to keep Trump from cutting clearances

Mark Warner speaking at a hearing.

Sen. Mark Warner. Photo: Al Drago/Getty Images

Following President Trump's revocation of former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance, top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee Sen. Mark Warner tweeted that he plans to introduce legislation to keep Trump from "arbitrarily revoking security clearances."

The big picture: While Trump's move against Brennan received backlash from politicians and those in the intelligence community, the amendment is unlikely to pass, per CNN.

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