Multiple White House Staffers Reportedly Terminated, Reassigned Over Security Clearance Issues
10 March, 2018, 01:29 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
Members of President Donald Trump's administration, particularly senior adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner, have long faced questions over their security clearances which granted some staffers access to top-secret classified intelligence. Videgaray was scheduled to accompany the Mexican head of state on that trip. Porter, the former White House Staff Secretary, drew headlines for holding an interim top security clearance despite a background check turning up allegations of domestic abuse.
Trump has insisted that Mexico must pay for the border wall, a campaign promise that has been rejected repeatedly by Mexican officials.
On Monday, Trump reiterated that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was bad for the United States, accusing Mexico of doing enough to stop drugs making its way across the USA border. It was the second time Pena Nieto had called off a Washington visit because of disagreements with Trump.
Kushner also is expected to meet with Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray, CNBCreported.
The meeting will center on immigration, trade, security and economics, a Trump administration official told The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday.
"I see it as one of the few things of effect that he can do that don't require security clearance", said Agustin Barrios Gomez, a former federal congressman and head of the working group on the future of U.S. -Mexico relations at the Mexican Council on Foreign Relations.
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Plans for the two presidents to meet have been abruptly canceled at least twice since Mr. Trump took office, and the relationship between their countries is suffering its roughest patch in decades.
Mexican officials declined to comment on whether Trump and Pena Nieto will hold court in the future.
Trump has repeatedly blamed the pact for the loss of US manufacturing jobs and has threatened to ditch it unless it can be reworked to better suit USA interests.
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