Applicants to the CIA routinely must wait 545 days to receive security clearances and proper vetting, says Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat who is ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Such delays hurt recruitment, discouraging talented people from applying.
Applicants to the CIA routinely must wait 545 days to receive security clearances and proper vetting, says Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat who is ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Such delays hurt recruitment, discouraging talented people from applying. Carolyn Kaster AP
Applicants to the CIA routinely must wait 545 days to receive security clearances and proper vetting, says Sen. Mark Warner, a Virginia Democrat who is ranking member of the Senate Intelligence Committee. Such delays hurt recruitment, discouraging talented people from applying. Carolyn Kaster AP

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October 30, 2018 04:22 PM