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A president is the one person who does not have to pass a security test. gab13by13 Feb 20 #1
I disagree. Such a provision would be used to terrible ends. David__77 Feb 20 #2
I must agree with your rejection of the idea that preconceptions of national security "correctness" govern electability. jaxexpat Feb 20 #20
Or work in the White House. ificandream Feb 20 #3
Do you know what that means? getagrip_already Feb 20 #4
yes I do, and no I can't tell you all of them lapfog_1 Feb 20 #6
Yes, and thats where the flags come in... getagrip_already Feb 20 #8
I had a TS clearance and beyond and worked in SCIFs. I also didn't lie about my pot use, etc. erronis Feb 20 #11
same for me... only I won't say what level of clearance I had lapfog_1 Feb 20 #18
How about having an FBI that is corrupt and marybourg Feb 20 #15
there are always 2 FBI people on these background checks lapfog_1 Feb 20 #17
The leadership of the FBI. Not the field staff. marybourg Feb 20 #19
the OP was about passing a background check for a security clearance lapfog_1 Feb 20 #22
In an ideal world, sure. In reality, that's not the case. DetroitLegalBeagle Feb 20 #5
An interesting idea, but unconstitutional. MineralMan Feb 20 #7
Releasing your taxes would be a nice start. rubbersole Feb 20 #9
Totally agree. Martin68 Feb 20 #13
If you can't pass the citizenship test that applicants are required to pass DFW Feb 20 #10
Absolutely. Martin68 Feb 20 #14
Yup, that would seem to be a no-brainer because the president must have access to all of the most secret and sensitive Martin68 Feb 20 #12
"If you can't pass a National Security Clearance test you shouldn't be able to win a party nomination" is the standard. Gore1FL Feb 20 #16
Ummm, no. limbicnuminousity Feb 20 #21
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