The list includes ex-CIA and FBI officials.
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U.S. President Donald Trump has acted on a threat to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, citing a constitutional responsibility to protect classified information. Brennan, who served in the Obama administration, had become an increasingly sharp critic of Trump's.Trump says he is reviewing security clearances for nine other individuals. Some have been publicly critical of the president, while others are linked to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference, which Trump calls "a witch hunt". At a news conference last month in Finland, Trump stood alongside Russian President Vladimir Putin and openly questioned U.S. intelligence agencies' conclusions that Moscow tried to influence the 2016 election in his favor.Comey does not have a security clearance; Trump said Comey may not be able to have it reinstated.MICHAEL HAYDENThe veteran U.S. intelligence official is a former director of the National Security Agency, principal deputy director of national intelligence and a past CIA director.Trump allowed Flynn to keep his security clearance after Yates' disclosure but later fired Flynn, citing misstatements he said Flynn made to Vice President Mike Pence.
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