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 JordanTrump upends controversial surveillance fight Twitter falling short on pledge to verify primary candidates Trump adviser presses House investigators to make Bezos testify MORE (R-Ohio) cheered President TrumpDonald John TrumpThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Congress eyes billion to billion to combat coronavirus Sanders makes the case against Biden ahead of SC primary MORE's Wednesday decision to revoke former CIA Director John BrennanJohn Owen BrennanEx-CIA chief calls Trump intel shakeup a 'virtual decapitation' of the intelligence community DOJ attorney looking into whether CIA withheld info during start of Russia probe: NYT Federal prosecutor looking into Brennan's role in Russian interference findings: report 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 ClapperThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Trump on US coronavirus risks: 'We're very, very ready for this' Trump's nomination of an unqualified DNI undermines bipartisan intelligence reform Free Roger Stone MORE, former acting Attorney General Sally YatesSally Caroline YatesSurveillance fight emerges as intelligence flashpoint Graham requests interviews with DOJ, FBI officials as part of probe into Russia investigation Sally Yates blasts Trump for using DOJ as 'personal grudge squad' MORE, and former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAndrew George McCabeTrump shakes up Justice Department, intelligence community Trump allies assembled lists of officials considered disloyal to president: report Bill Barr is trying his best to be Trump's Roy Cohn 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 to start new podcast Centrist Democrats insist Sanders would need delegate majority to win President Trump is weak against Bernie Sanders in foreign affairs 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.