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security clearance

[si′kyu̇r·əd·ē ‚klir·əns]
(ordnance)
A clearance given to a person to permit access to classified material, equipment, or information up to and including a given classification, provided the person can establish a need-to-know.
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The new security clearance policy will not affect Kushner's ability to continue to do the very important work he has been assigned by the President," his spokesperson said in a statement.
New security clearance policies announced by White House Chief of Staff John Kelly "will not affect Mr Kushner's ability to continue to do the very important work he has been assigned by the president," Lowell said.
Earlier in February, Blumenthal, Hirono, Baldwin, Udall, and Booker joined seven additional Senators writing to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and McGahn to raise serious concerns regarding former Staff Secretary Rob Porters ongoing access to classified information even after Kelly was notified that Porter was unable to obtain a security clearance.
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, operates with an interim security clearance.
Anwar Mansoor counsel for Labaik channel said ISI gave security clearance to the channel and letter was submitted before the court.
It is quite normal for passengers to get offloaded from Canada and US bound flights due to delays in security clearance," said an airline official on condition of anonymity.
They filed a separate request to get security clearance for the Chinese participants.
Jowyk understands the both the gravity and complexity of the security clearance process.
Subsequently, IB and RAW told the home ministry that security clearance for a deal in the critical civil aviation sector, which involves a UAE company, was absolutely required.
A review of Alexis' troubled history makes it hard to believe he still had an active security clearance that day.
White House to review contractors after Washington shootings The White House said Tuesday it will review standards for federal government contractors after the Washington Navy Yard shootings, which authorities said were committed by a contract worker who had a security clearance to work there.
In light of longstanding problems with delays and backlogs, Congress mandated personnel security clearance reforms through the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (IRTPA), which requires, among other things, that executive agencies meet objectives for the timeliness of the investigative and adjudicative phases of the security clearance process.

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