Bolton’s security clearance in jeopardy in wake of book leaks

Bolton’s security clearance in jeopardy in wake of book leaks
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[Ed. – Something else for Democrats to whine about]

In the late summer of 2018,  just a few months into John Bolton’s national security adviser tenure, he strongly defended President Trump’s decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, the pugnacious anti-Trump critic the president has called a “leaker,” “a liar” and ringleader of the debunked Russian collusion investigation.

At the time, Bolton accused Brennan of “politicizing intelligence.”…

“If there is any kind of misconduct, I think there are lots of grounds to have your security clearance revoked for behavior that calls into question your ability to hold the material in confidence,” Bolton told ABC News’ Martha Raddatz. “…For me, the issue is whether he abused information that he attained while he was director of the CIA or he may have attained erroneously or incorrectly after he left.”

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Nearly a year and a half later, the shoe is on the other foot.

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