On March 1, 2019, Managing Partner Andrew P. Bakaj was interviewed by National Public Radio (NPR), Yahoo! News, and Think Progress concerning President Trump’s authority in issuing Jared Kushner a security clearance.

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Chuck McCullough, Partner with CRLG, gives an interview about his time as the Intelligence Community Inspector General at the center of the Hillary Clinton e-mail investigation, career as an FBI Agent investigating Oklahoma City, and his role in reviewing the Boston Marathon bombing.

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Managing Partner Andrew Bakaj speaks with CNN about former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance situation.

“The President’s ‘revocation’ of Mr. Brennan’s security clearance creates a troubling precedent,” said Andrew Bakaj, a former CIA official who works on national security law and clearance issues in Washington.

Bakaj, who wrote the intelligence community’s guidelines on protecting whistleblowers and responding to retaliation under the law, said “the President’s claim that Mr. Brennan’s clearance revocation has something to do with the Russia investigation could, actually, be construed as being retaliatory in nature — which is prohibited.”

Trump “would be well advised to reconsider his decision — and any future contemplated decisions of this nature — and Mr. Brennan should certainly consider challenging the action,” Bakaj said.

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