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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Monday said Donald Trump’s administration is considering revoking the security clearances for former CIA director John Brennan, former FBI Director James Comey, Former DNI James Clapper and former national security adviser Susan Rice.

Sanders accused the former officials of “monetizing” their security clearances and using them to play politics.

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Elizabeth Preza is the Managing Editor of AlterNet. Follow her on Twitter @lizacisms.

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