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15/11/2016 11:23 AM AEDT | Updated 25/12/2016 1:07 PM AEDT

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.

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
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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: