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Kushner's security clearance may affect Mideast peace effort

Mar 01, 2018 - Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) - The loss of his top-secret clearance may be problematic for White House adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner as he oversees the U.S. effort to develop a Mideast peace accord.

Those involved in past efforts to bring about peace in the region say access to highly classified information is essential for negotiations.

The White House insists that Kushner's job will not be affected by the security clearance downgrade.

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