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Letter: President has no constrain on who gets clearances


President has no constrain
on who gets clearances

Re: “Trump granted high security clearance without vetting” (Letter to Editor, Eastbaytimes.com, Feb. 7):

I read with interest Mr. Martinez’s letter about White House clearances and vetting for a security clearance because my legal practice focuses on just that.

As a citizen concerned about our country, I too am concerned about how White House folks are vetted, but the problem is that the entire clearance process is pretty much a creation of the White House, beginning with Executive Order 10865 issued in 1960.

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While certainly subject to political constraints, there is no evident legal constrain on our elected president doing whatever he (or she) wishes concerning who gets a clearance and who gets to know what.

Eric Eisen
Bethesda. Maryland

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