Wasserman Schultz continues going after Donald Trump by targeting Jared Kushner security clearance

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz is continuing to go after President Donald Trump — by targeting his son-in-law Jared Kushner’s security clearance.

The Democrat who represents parts of Broward and Miami-Dade counties plans to introduce legislation this week to create the White House Security Clearance Accountability Act.

The move is a response to New York Times reporting that Trump ordered granting of a top-secret security clearance to Kushner — overriding objections from intelligence agencies.

“The president continues to jeopardize our national security in service of his own personal interests,” Wasserman Schultz said in a statement released by her office. Assuming the report is accurate, she said it is “yet another dangerous example of the president’s flagrant disregard for our national security.”

The president’s son-in-law is a senior adviser to the president.

The legislation would also require the Government Accountability Office to report on “any instance” during Trump’s presidency in which a White House official received a security clearance over the objection of career security staff.

With Republicans in control of the Senate, Wasserman Schultz’s legislation has no real chance of becoming law.

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