White House reversed more than 25 security clearance denials, says whistleblower – live

9.57pm BST

Never a dull day, as they say… nonetheless, Sabrina Siddiqui signing off and handing over to my ace colleague Sam Levin, who will take you through the rest of the day.

But first, a quick recap on what this day has brought us thus far:

9.37pm BST

Bernie Sanders has said he is not in favor of adding more seats to the US supreme court, putting the Vermont senator at odds with some of his 2020 Democratic opponents.

“My worry is that the next time the Republicans are in power, they’ll do the same thing,” Sanders said at the We the People summit in Washington, a gathering of liberal activists.

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Source: theguardian