REPORT: Update announced on Kushner security clearance after more than a year delay

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White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has received a permanent security clearance more than a year after he joined the Trump administration, The Hill has confirmed.

Kushner, President Trump‘s son-in-law, had been operating with an interim clearance until now.

The New York Times first reported the development, citing a source who said the clearance was approved by career staffers at the FBI after the agency completed his background check.

“With respect to the news about his permanent security clearance, as we stated before, his application was properly submitted, reviewed by career officials, and went through the normal process,” Lowell said. “Having completed these processes, Mr. Kushner is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do.”

A source told the Times that Kushner’s clearance was approved by career staffers at the FBI after the agency completed his background check. The source added that President Trump was not involved in the process.

The article goes on to state the following:

Kushner attorney Abbe Lowell in a statement said his client had received the permanent clearance after properly submitting an application.

“With respect to the news about his permanent security clearance, as we stated before, his application was properly submitted, reviewed by career officials, and went through the normal process,” Lowell said. “Having completed these processes, Mr. Kushner is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do.”

A source told the Times that Kushner’s clearance was approved by career staffers at the FBI after the agency completed his background check.

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