After dispute, ex-White House security clearance official meets U.S. lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The former head of White House security clearances spoke with U.S. congressional investigators on Wednesday, after a dispute about his appearance, on an issue that sources have said involves President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law. After days of conflict over whether he would appear or not, Carl Kline talked with investigators from the House of Representatives Oversight […]

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House Republican tries to mediate Trump-Democrats clash

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In an unusual bid to defuse tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration, a top U.S. House Republican is urging the White House to let a former staffer talk with committee investigators about security clearances. Representative Jim Jordan, a leader of the right-wing House Freedom Caucus better known for stoking than soothing partisan frictions, on Friday […]

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