Hil­lary Clin­ton re­lin­quishes her se­cu­rity clear­ance amid in­quiry

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WASH­ING­TON – The State De­part­ment says former Sec­re­tary of State Hil­lary Clin­ton’s se­cu­rity clear­ance has been with­drawn at her re­quest.

Clear­ances for five other peo­ple Clin­ton des­ig­nated as re­searchers also have been with­drawn. The State De­part­ment dis­closed Clin­ton’s re­quest in a let­ter to the Se­nate Ju­di­ciary Com­mit­tee.

The com­mit­tee chair­man, Sen. Chuck Grass­ley, R-Iowa, has been crit­i­cal of Clin­ton’s han­dling of clas­si­fied in­for­ma­tion.

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