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  3. Pesqueeb

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    Well, there you go.
     
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    My agency has messed up a bunch of these too, what happens is the agency never has the investigators do "part 2" of the background investigation. Part 1 gives you the interim clearance, then your agency has to get "Part 2" done. At least with us, it's not the responsibility of the FBI or any one else, even though some records are cleared through them, it's our agency that runs the process.
     
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    The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility

    And other Fox and Friends stories.

     
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    Who could have possibly guessed that a guy whose declared some sort of bankruptcy 6 times might not understand "fiscal responsibility"?
     
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    It's almost like the party by design has used religion, family values, and the talk of responsible finance to fool people into voting for policies that fuck them in the ass while benefitting the people making the laws.

    Crazy I know........
     
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    Multi point failure. Clown didnt take it seriously, and no one had the huevos to step up and say "Uhh, dude, you cant be here/handle classified/listen to this brief" etc. Perfect for the way this (mis)administration has done so far.
     
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    Doesn't sound like it:

    "Had not finished" means it went into the round file when it was sent back from the FBI. That's exactly what happened with my agency, they "forgot" to finish the background checks. WH is trying to spin this like they didn't drop the ball. They dropped the ball.
     
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    Whatever the WH says, pretty much the opposite is the truth.
    The harder they defend it, the bigger-liest the lie.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    In my experience, there is no "ongoing." Until the background is finished, you simply are excluded from any and all briefings with classified content. You may attend briefings, but when the content rises to a level above your current clearance, you are told to leave. And the "Well, his background is ongoing..." doesnt work. "Forgetting to finish" is a breech of national security and could/should result in charges for dereliction of duty being brought against the responsible parties. "Forgetting to finish" in my world would simply result in a clearance not being awarded.

    Agree that the ball was dropped. But in his case, no one gave a shit that it was dropped.
     
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    Perhaps in the military, but the White House doesn't play by the same rules.

    https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/02/porter-security-clearance/553214/

    The FBI simply recommends whether an individual should be granted clearance or not. It is up to the Executive Branch to act on it, if they don't, like in this case, the individual can more or less operate on the interim basis indefinitely. Short of the administration publicly having your back in spite of pictures floating around of the two ex-wives you punched in the face, I'm sure it rarely comes back to bite them.
     
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    *cough* Jared Kushner *cough*
     
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    Yeah, and it helps that military clearances/background checks normally do not involve the FBI. They are performed by contractors who are paid on commission basis. Ironic that the clearance level and the rules are the same...

    Whats more frustrating is that we are threatened with jail time over seepages and breaches, losing a clearance for cause is a career ender, and clearances can be lost/suspended for things such as a valid prescription for an opiate. Witness the military folks who screamed bloody murder over (S)Hilarys email server and the "lost" emails...we are held to such a different standard than our elected and appointed officials.

    Also worth noting that "interim clearances" do not, afik, exist for anything above Secret. Interim only serves to get you into the office/work, and Secret info is not really that secret in the end.
     
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    i guess there's a slim chance he was paying her because he just didn't wanna hear about what goes on with orange julius and didn't wanna be grossed out
     
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    ...and the bigly sad part is - there are quite a few who will believe him.
     
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    Yall are fucking stupid :D
     
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    Donny Two Scoops's attorney is, unless I'm mistaken, a lawyer. Who are not known for their willingness to part with money or for having thin skin.
     
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    even still, i'm sure he wanted to know as little as possible about donny's flaps of skin.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I will say this, if she fucked him for money she is certainly devoted to her craft. America needs more craftswomen like her!

    Not to mention she is probably into freaky shit, as I am 100% sure she was blindfolded...
     
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    Just wait till fox news hits your country.



    And yes, you're completely correct.
     
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    My country isnt “that” much better unfortunately, we dont even need fox news for that... The difference is that its very small and insignificant compared to yours so nobody cares including me. Ive given up hope in humanity a long ass time ago and im just trying to make the best of my time here without reproducing.

    Its pretty much the best anyone can do...
     
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    I bet Trump is psyched about this school shooting...distraction time
     
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    Thing is, not too long ago, if I had read your comment regarding a POTUS, my head would do a Linda Blair - exorcist style.
    Now... meh

    Sad part of this is that the report of another school shooting provoked pretty much the same reaction.

    Another one? That is so sad, how many now this year? - pass the sugar please dear...

    Humanity is so fucked.
     
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    simple solution is to ban schools. Duh.
     
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    Pretty sure that's the plan..... well apart from the ones for rich kids.
     
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    Peppridge farms remembers.
    In addition to being a terrorist orginization, they are traitors, too.
     
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    at this rate our last hope to stop them is probably the Satanic Temple
     
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    Raise your hand if you remember when the NRA was simply a sportsmens advocacy organization, and not a shill for the munitions industry...
     
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    That would be one way to get people fired up about properly funding schools. But the problem iz thet the raiht ta skuhl just aint in the danged Constamahtwoshun...