President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and White House adviser Jared Kushner, along with additional White House staffers who also held interim clearances, have seen their security clearances downgraded this week.
White House chief of Staff John Kelly in December fired Omarosa Manigault-Newman, then the director of communications for the Office of Public Liaison, for abusing the White House car service, according to a new report.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday contradicted the White House version of events surrounding the background check for a former top aide accused of domestic abuse by two ex-wives, triggering more disarray around the controversy.
White House staff secretary Rob Porter announced his resignation on Wednesday amid allegations of domestic abuse leveled against him, and the top aide may leave the Trump administration as early as Thursday.
An incorrect White House pool report prompted outlets to falsely report that Chief of Staff John Kelly told reporters that President Donald Trump had not read a 10-page memo because it was “too lengthy.”
President Donald Trump wrote Thursday the southern border wall that he has long promised has “never changed or evolved,” saying it will be paid for by Mexico and cautioning that portions of it were never intended to be built in areas with natural barriers like mountains or rivers.