The United States has since charged Assange with numerous offences including espionage, saying he unlawfully published the names of secret sources and conspiring with ex-Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to obtain access to classified information
A three-year travel restriction that applies to government officials who have had access to classified information
but have already left their posts has been extended to six years, under a law amendment that was passed in the Legislature Tuesday.
When in adjudication, a person will still have his or her security clearance, but they won't have access to classified information
. There can be severe repercussions should there be a breach of security protocols.
Joseph Finder's thrillers have always been uncanny in their ability to draw on the zeitgeist--his first novel predicted the Gorbachev coup, the second the terrorism on Wall Street, and his most recent, "The Switch," was all about high-ranking government officials abusing access to classified information
. Judgment keeps that zeitgeist savvy tradition, setting up an entirely believable "me too" case involving a pitilessly and realistically described Uber-style ride-haling service.
He had access to classified information
about German troop deployments in Afghanistan and other matters.
She said the Senate should determine the extent of these Chinese firms' access to classified information
, national security and defense, military and diplomatic secrets and other confidential or sensitive matters.
Brennan no longer has access to classified information
," White House spokesman Hogan Gidley said.
- Trump denies former Intelligence chief access to classified information
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"Brennan, who has briefed Republican and Democratic presidents, could now lose access to classified information
mdash a courtesy usually afforded to former senior officials of all political stripes.The White House has been besieged by a scandal over a former aide's tell-all memoir in recent days and often tries to defuse crises by stoking new controversy.
"Will the republic stand or fall on whether John retains his access to classified information
? Of course not," Clapper said on CNN, adding that "the larger issue here, to me, throughout has been an infringement of First Amendment rights.
Trump is also reviewing access to classified information
for former FBI director James Comey, who he fired last year, and former director of national intelligence James Clapper, among others.
In a press briefing, White House spokesperson Sarah Sanders announced Trump was revoking Brennan's security clearance because of "erratic conduct and behavior" and accused him of "lying" and "wild outbursts." She also accused him of 'leveraging his status' to make unfounded allegations against the Commander-in-Chief, after Brennan called Trump's comments at a joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, "nothing short of treasonous." Historically, former heads of intelligence and law enforcement agencies have been allowed to retain security clearance, at least for a certain period of time, which allows them access to classified information
so that they can consult with successors, and to hold certain jobs.