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The Democrats go on the Offensive

The political struggle between two powerful democratic Committee chairmen in the house of representatives and the government Trump is coming to a head. The democratic majority in the legal Committee under the leadership of the New York members Jerrold Nadler demanded on Monday a new access to the "full and complete" Report from Russia-special investigator Robert Mueller.

so Far, Congress has only a four-page summary of the report of the Minister of justice, William Barr. He wants to submit to the Congress by mid-April a comprehensive, however, in places, blackened Version of Mueller's final report. Also on Monday, Elijah Cummings, the democratic Chairman of the oversight Committee, said that he wanted to questionable safety free President Trumps gifts for close associates, if necessary, by using subpoenas to investigate.

The President personally

Both the Mueller Report on the safety, it is ultimately gave to the question of whether members of the government Trump, including the President's security risks. While the special investigators had exonerated the President from the accusation of a conspiracy with the Russian government during the election campaign of 2016, but it is unclear what the since may of 2017 ongoing counterintelligence investigations to the FBI.

at Least as controversial the controversy surrounding the Safety is released to close Trump-employees, such as daughter, Ivanka, trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, and others, the access to information of the highest secrecy level. After the security checks, the competent body in the White house, the CIA, and Trumps the former chief of staff John Kelly had raised concerns that involved the President personally, and ordered a release for Ivanka Trump and Kushner. In the event of an investigation, apparently secure, wrote down Kelly his reservations in a Memorandum.

On the weekend, was questioned by the Supervisory Committee, a Whistleblower who works in the security Department of the White house. Tricia Newbold, according to you and your colleagues refused in 25 cases, a security clearance, but were outvoted by Carl Kline, the Director of the Department of personnel safety in all cases. According to Newbold senior staff" of the President – one of them is probably Jared Kushner are among the 25 people "two.

"Security clearances have not been evaluated always in the best interest of national security."Tricia Newbold, Whistleblower

U.S. intelligence services were concerned about Kushner's financial and personal ties with Israel, as well as his close friendship with the Saudi crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman. Kushner had suggested in addition, in December 2016, during a conversation with Sergey Kisljak, the former Russian Ambassador in Washington, the use of a secure Russian communication channel, apparently to avoid the Surveillance of American communications by the NSA and FBI.

Also raised suspicion Kushner to use Whatsapp in contacts with the Saudi crown Prince. Also, the extensive economic interests of Kushner and his family were in the US services a thorn in the eye. Kushner and Ivanka Trump had initially only receive a temporary access to secret information.

"safety has not been assessed freely gave always in the best interest of national security," said Newbold of the Supervisory Committee at the weekend. There are free gifts given in spite of concerns about questionable or even criminal behavior, contacts with foreign governments, conflicts of interest, as well as drug abuse and financial problems. Applicants would no longer need to your financial Situation to disclose it, which would increase the possibility of Blackmail.

In a letter to President Trumps law, Pat Cipollone assistance of the Chairman of the Supervisory Committee, announced on Monday that there would be more whistleblowers, to the controversial Security releases, statements wanted. The Committee will now consent Tricia Newbolds former boss, Carl Kline, if necessary, by using a subpoena. (Tages-Anzeiger)

Created: 02.04.2019, 21:01 Uhr

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