Security Officials Denied Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance but Were Reportedly Overruled by Trump Official

Jared Kushner’s application for a top secret clearance was rejected by two career White House security specialists after an FBI background check raised concerns about potential foreign influence on him — but their supervisor overruled the recommendation and approved the clearance, two sources familiar with […]

Government Workers Face Another Lost Paycheck as Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown Fails to Gather Steam

Senate Republicans pressed ahead Tuesday with a plan to reopen the government and finance President Donald Trump’s long-stalled wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, but Democrats said the legislation offers inadequate protections for “Dreamer” immigrants and Trump should reopen the government before negotiations can start.