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    Jared Kushner’s Security Clearance Downgraded

    President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, a senior White House adviser entrusted with negotiating Middle East peace, has lost his top-level security clearance and will now be barred from seeing the presidential daily brief and attending high-level meetings. Kushner reportedly had foreign contacts that weren’t coordinated through official channels, and intelligence sources say at least four countries were attempting to manipulate the “naive” adviser. It’s unclear how the White House will navigate sharing classified information going forward, but chief of staff John Kelly says he has “full confidence” in Kushner.

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