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Trump threatens to strip Justice Department official's clearance

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President Trump defended on Friday his decision to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance and said he'll be taking away Bruce Ohr's security clearance "very quickly... I think Bruce Ohr is a disgrace."

The backdrop: Ohr worked at the Department of Justice as associate deputy attorney general until late 2017, the Washington Post reports. His wife Nellie, who Trump also went after on Friday, is a "Russia specialist who has done some work for Fusion GPS."

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