Jared Kushner granted security clearance

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By Lalit K Jha Washington, May 24 (PTI) Jarred Kushner, the son-in-law of US President Donald Trump, has finally received security clearance, a media report said today, bringing cheers to his supporters and the White House staffers.

That hurdle caused part of the delay in finalizing Kushner's clearance, the official said Wednesday.

"With respect to the information about his everlasting safety clearance, as we said earlier than, his utility was correctly submitted, reviewed by profession officers, and went by way of the traditional course of".

Lowell said Kushner previous year became "one of the first to voluntarily cooperate with any investigation into the 2016 campaign and related topics", the daily reported.

Lowell said Kushner answered all questions and "is looking forward to continuing the work the president has asked him to do".

The president's son-in-law had his temporary clearance revoked in February as the White House changed its security procedures.

White Home senior adviser Jared Kushner just lately obtained his full safety clearance, Fox Information realized Wednesday. His first interview in the probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election occurred last fall.

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According to the person, Mueller's team did not ask questions about Kushner's business or finances, including his family's real estate company.

His financial situation has since improved markedly.

Kushner subsequently amended the form once again after it was revealed that he met with Russian attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya, who had met with him based on the promise that she had damaging information on Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

"For that job, he would normally need top secret and SCI", Zaid said.

Kushner's months-long inability to get a permanent security clearance had long vexed the administration, so much so that some officials felt unwilling to push the issue with others in similar straits. But The Washington Post reported that he had secured a permanent clearance.

Kushner's application had been beset by multiple revisions and previously undisclosed contacts with foreign individuals.

When Trump took office a year ago, Kushner was granted interim clearance which allowed him to handle classified information while his background check was ongoing.

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