via Report: White House National Economic Council official resigns over security clearance – AOL News

WASHINGTON, Feb 14 (Reuters) – A senior official at the White House National Economic Council has resigned after being told he would not receive a permanent security clearance, Politico reported on Wednesday.

The report cited George David Banks, a special assistant to the president for international energy and environmental policy, as saying he was informed by the White House counsel’s office on Tuesday that his application for a permanent clearance would not be granted.

via Report: White House National Economic Council official resigns over security clearance – AOL News

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