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Presidential Power: Security Clearances

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Security Clearance Procedures

Revocation of Security Clearances

Bradley P. Moss, Can the President Revoke Former Officials' Security Clearances?, Lawfare, July 23, 2018.

Philip Bump, Analysis, Trump can revoke critics’ security clearances if he wants — but it probably wouldn’t change much, Washington. Post, July 23, 2018.

Julie Hirschfeld Davis & Michael D. Shear, Trump Revokes Ex-C.I.A. Director John Brennan's Security Clearance, New York Times, August 15, 2018.

Noah Feldman, How Trump's Revoking of Security Clearances Is Like His Travel Ban, Bloomberg Opinion, August 16, 2018.

Jeffrey H. Smith, Opinion, Was It Illegal for Trump to Revoke Brennan's Security Clearance?, New York Times, August 17, 2018.

Brennan Considers Legal Action to Stop Clearance Revocations, New York Times (AP), August 19, 2018.