The president’s failure to gain traction on the plan, however, cannot be explained entirely by circumstance.
White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly said he plans to discontinue top-secret access for employees with long-standing interim clearances.
Here’s what the changes to the security clearance process in the White House could mean for Jared Kushner, President Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law.
The White House has struggled over the past week to explain how the security clearance process worked in the case of aide accused of domestic abuse.
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Nine out of 22 have faced such questions, and the list is growing quickly.
David Shulkin, under fire for his expensive European work trip, is embroiled in a nasty power struggle with other Trump appointees advocating for his ouster.
The Washington Post’s David Nakamura explains what the collapse of several immigration bills on Feb. 15 means for young undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers.”
White House officials are claiming big budget savings for a plan that sends the deficit soaring. How does that add up? It doesn't.
Current and former officials say painting the office as a sole arbiter of security-clearance decisions, such as those involving Rob Porter, is misleading.
Gun massacres highlight differences between the two presidents and underscore their weaknesses.
The former White House strategist’s refusal to discuss the transition period is frustrating lawmakers investigating Russian election meddling.
As active shooter incidents become more common and more deadly, here's how President Trump has responded to four that unfolded under his presidency.
There have been 10 mass school shootings since Columbine High School. Here's how presidents have responded.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) said on Feb. 14 that former White House staff secretary Rob Porter was a “security risk time bomb” because he was vulnerable to blackmail.
A former government official in charge of vetting clearance applications explains what's odd about the Porter case.