Jordan: More Obama-era officials should lose security clearances

Jordan: More Obama-era officials should lose security clearances
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Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanGOP seeks to redirect criticism over Trump tax returns Americans are tired of Democrats' politicized investigations against Trump House panel pulls Powell into partisan battles over pandemic MORE (R-Ohio) cheered President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash The Memo: Debate or debacle? Democrats rip Trump for not condemning white supremacists, Proud Boys at debate MORE's Wednesday decision to revoke former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanJournalism or partisanship? The media's mistakes of 2016 continue in 2020 Comey on Clinton tweet: 'I regret only being involved in the 2016 election' Ex-CIA Director Brennan questioned for 8 hours in Durham review of Russia probe MORE's security clearance, saying the White House should revoke those of several other Obama-era officials, too.

“Clapper lied under oath, Rice blamed Benghazi on a video,” Jordan tweeted. “Comey fired, McCabe fired, Strzok fired, Yates fired, Page demoted, then left, Ohr demoted.”

“If any of these folks still have a clearance, they should lose it too.”

Some of the names on Jordan’s list have already been identified by the White House as liable to losing their security clearances.

Former FBI Director James B. Comey, former national security adviser Susan Rice, former Director of National Intelligence James ClapperJames Robert ClapperFormer intelligence officials worry Trump debt is counterintelligence risk On China, Biden is no Nixon — and no Trump The Hill's 12:30 Report - Speculation over Biden's running mate announcement MORE, former acting Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesThis week: Senate kicks off Supreme Court fight Cindy McCain joins board of Biden's presidential transition team Buttigieg, former officials added to Biden's transition team MORE, and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeThe FBI and special counsel's horrible, terrible, miserable week Judge will not dismiss McCabe's case against DOJ Graham: Comey to testify about FBI's Russia probe, Mueller declined invitation MORE could all have their clearances revoked, the administration says.

The FBI fired agent Peter Strzok Monday for violating their policies after he came under fire for alleged political bias in the investigations into Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillary Clinton after debate: 'Everyone better vote' Hillary Clinton: 'Black Lives Matter' is 'very profoundly a theological statement' House in near-unanimous vote affirms peaceful transfer of power MORE's emails and Russia's 2016 election interference. 

Former FBI lawyer Lisa Page and Department of Justice official Bruce Ohr are also controversial figures at the center of the Russian probe, accused by Republicans of being biased against Trump.