White House Security Clearances Controversy

From left, Vice President Mike Pence, President Donald Trump’s White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, and Ivanka Trump, applaud during the 2019 Prison Reform Summit and First Step Act Celebration in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Who is given security clearances in the White House is a big deal. The president overrode clearance denials for members of his inner circle, including Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump. April Ryan speaks with Susan Rice, former National Security Advisor and former US Ambassador to the UN, on security clearance protocol.

Click ▶️ to listen to April Ryan’s White House Report: