USA: Sanders lists Trump’s security clearance removal targets

SOT, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary: «As right now we are exploring the mechanism on those specific names, I'll keep you posted when there is further information.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* SOT, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary: «The president is exploring these mechanisms to remove security clearance because they've politicised and some cases actually... Еще monetised their public service and their security clearances and making baseless accusations of improper contact with Russia, or being influenced by Russia against the president is extremely inappropriate. The president contends the fact that people with security clearances are making these baseless charges provides inappropriate legitimacy to accusations with zero evidence. So we have further updates on that front, I'll certainly let you know. Journalist: «Every speech he doesn't like and he wants to punish them for it?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «No, I think you are creating your own story there. The president doesn't like the fact that people are politicising agencies and departments that are specifically meant to not be political and not meant to be monetised off security clearances.» Journalist: «A separate question actually, but to follow up on that. Isn't the president doing exactly what you just said the president doesn't want all these people doing? Politicising matters of national security by going after his political enemies?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «No, the president's not making baseless accusations of improper contact with a foreign government and accusing the president of the United States of treasonous activity. When you have the highest level of security clearance, when you're the person that holds the nation's deepest most sacred secrets at your hands and you go out and you make false accusations against the president of the United States. He thinks that is a something to be very concerned with and we're exploring what those options are and what that looks like.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* SOT, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, White House Press Secretary: «The president has met and spoken with all of those individuals since his meeting with President Putin.» Journalist: «When he briefs them, is he relying solely on his own memory to tell them what happened during that two hour meeting?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «The president has met and consulted with all of his national security team and we feel very confident that ...» Journalist: «It is on what he remembers that happened?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «I'm not going to go into the specific details on how the president interacts every single time with his national security team.» Journalist: «But this is a rarity, a sit down with the Russian President?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «It's actually not a rarity, it's a normal practice for two world leaders to be able to have a conversation with one another. David go ahead.» Journalist: «Well, what about President Obama and Vice President Biden? Their security clearances? Are they on the list as well?» Sarah Huckabee Sanders: «I'm not aware of any plans for that at this point. Thanks so much guys. We'll see you on the South Lawn.» *MULTIPLE SHOTS AT SOURCE* White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders claimed that the US President Donald Trump was referring to the «collusion component» not the interference of Russia at US election when he tweeted that «it's all a big hoax», speaking from Washington D.C on Monday. «[The president] is referencing to the collusion component. Once again the president has faith in the intelligence that suggests and maintains that Russia was involved in the elections,» Sanders sai

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