Jared Kushner’s Failed Security Clearance And The National Security Implications

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to President Donald J. Trump, receives a gift from Iraqi Minister of Defense Erfan al-Hiyali at the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad, Iraq, April 3, 2017. (DoD Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dominique A. Pineiro)

by Richard Cameron Trump and National Security Donald Trump contends that he is keenly concerned with matters of national security.  So much so, that he has had a plan drawn up to impose tariffs on imported steel and aluminum on that basis – although economists and commerce experts have exposed the false premise and the potential catastrophe of such a move. But when it comes to shielding classified information from individuals not qualified to access such information, Trump has demonstrably no concerns. As was reported in recent days, President Trump’s…

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Executive Orders vs. Signed Legislation – President Trump’s Accomplishments So Far

by Oletta Branstiter According to WhiteHouse.gov, President Trump has signed 35 executive orders, with the purpose of unraveling many of the Progressive actions by previous President Obama, but which can be undone by any future president. The most conservative of these may include: Executive Order: Border Security and Immigration Enforcement Improvements Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure Presidential Executive Order on Improving Accountability and Whistleblower Protection at the Department of Veterans Affairs Presidential Executive Order on Enforcing Statutory Prohibitions on Federal Control of…

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Will the Trump Brand Suffer?

During the first frenzied days of the Trump administration, the new President made good on his intention to put America first by addressing his commitment to keeping manufacturing jobs at home. On April 18, 2017, the President signed, sealed and delivered on that promise by signing another executive order full of rewards and punishments to “Buy American, Hire American”. As early as January 23, according to Fortune.com, “he told the CEOs in the White House—including Tesla’s Elon Musk, Under Armour’s Kevin Plank, Ford’s Mark Fields, and Dell Technologies’ Michael Dell— “When…

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