Call raised new red flag on Kushner

Posted: February 24, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (from left) sits with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and President Donald Trump during a meeting Sept. 26. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein alerted the White House on Feb. 9 that the security clearance process for Kushner would be further delayed because of signifi cant information.

WASHINGTON -- A top Justice Department official alerted the White House two weeks ago that significant information requiring additional investigation would further delay the security clearance process of senior adviser Jared Kushner, according to three people familiar with the discussion.

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