The President is at the top of the security clearance pyramid. That means he makes the policy, and he determines who should get access to America’s secrets – and who shouldn’t.
ClearanceJobs talks with writer David Brown about presidential security clearances in the latest security clearance podcast. When it comes to security policy, the President is at the top of the food chain. That means he decides who gets access to classified information, and who doesn’t. But just because the President doesn’t fill out an SF86 doesn’t mean he’s likely to share the nation’s secrets. Learn more about the balance of presidential power and the security clearance process.