PBS NewsHour

Here’s how you get a White House security clearance

Clip: 02/13/2018 | 6m 7s Video has closed captioning.

The White House and the FBI have shared conflicting accounts on the timeline of the background investigation into former White House staff secretary Rob Porter, who lacked a permanent security clearance and faced allegations of domestic abuse. How was the process designed to work? Judy Woodruff learns more from attorney Mark Zaid.

Aired: 02/13/18

Rating: NR

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