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Report: Kushner Whistleblower Seeks Federal Protection

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Report: Kushner Whistleblower Seeks Federal Protection

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NBC News is reporting White House security specialist Tricia Newbold is now seeking official whistleblower protection from the federal government after raising concerns about “unwarranted security clearances” for Jared Kushner.

According to NBC, the specialist filed the whistleblower complaint less than two weeks after she was suspended without pay for defying her supervisor, Carl Kline.

In the complaint, Newbold says she “raised concerns” with Kline about a security clearance for an unnamed individual as early as July 2017.

The complaint does not explicitly identify the person, but sources familiar with the situation told NBC News that it was Kushner. Additionally, Newbold alleges Kline “repeatedly mishandled security files and has approved unwarranted security clearances.”

Read the full report from NBC here.

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