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The whistleblower who raised concerns about White House security clearances, Tricia Newbold, was suspended w/o pay for 2 weeks.

The stated reason?

Failure to follow a new policy to scan documents in separate pdf files instead of a single pdf file
This suspension was the first formal disciplinary action in her 18 year career working for Dem and GOP administrations, and came after she repeatedly raised concerns about the security clearance process in the White House
Following her raising national security concerns, Tricia Newbold claims her supervisor began to humiliate her -- she has a rare form of dwarfism.

"Mr. Kline repeatedly altered her office environment... such as physically elevating personnel security files out of her reach."
Here's what Ms. Newbold said regarding her dwarfism and what she viewed as retaliation:

"As little as I am, I'm willing to fight and stand up for what I know is right... it's humiliating to not be able to independently work and do the job that you need."
Newbold says the files were also moved out of her reach during the Obama administration.

In contrast, however, when she raised concerns, the Chief Admin Officer for the WH personally walked down to file room and made sure that the files were moved to where she could reach them.
Just spoke to Newbold's attorney, who claims that her supervisor also moved a bell that employees can ring to get into the office

Newbold claims her supervisor moved it to humiliate her. It was previously at a height where she could reach it, her lawyer said
Tricia Newbold is also not doing any press, according to her lawyer.

Her lawyer says that she's in fear for her job -- she is still working in the White House -- and does not think it will help

Her attorney also says she had been moved off security adjudication manager role
House Oversight Cmte Chair Cummings says they will proceed with subpoena for Carl Kline, the fmr director of WH personnel security office

Kline allegedly overruled whistleblower Tricia Newbold on security clearances and humiliated her
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