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Trump's Team Seeks Top-Secret Clearance For His Children: Report

Daughter Ivanka, sons Eric and Donald Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner were close advisers to Trump’s campaign.

15/11/2016 11:23 AM AEDT | Updated 25/12/2016 1:07 PM AEDT
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Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump takes the stage with his family to rally with supporters at an arena in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. November 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Republican President-elect Donald Trump’s team has asked the White House to explore the possibility of getting his children top-secret security clearances, CBS News said on Monday, citing unnamed sources.

Daughter Ivanka, sons Eric and Donald Jr. and son-in-law Jared Kushner were close advisers to Trump’s campaign and are part of his transition team announced on Friday. The CBS report did not specify for which Trump children top-secret clearance was being sought.

UPDATE, 9:17 p.m. ― Trump’s transition team is denying the report:

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