Local woman among 6 White House staffers failing background checks

Daughter of Florida political activist


JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville woman is among six people no longer working for the White House after failing background checks.

Politico reported that Caroline Wiles, daughter of Susie Wiles, who managed Gov. Rick Scott's first campaign and was Florida director of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, was one of those who did not pass a questionnaire for security clearance.

Wiles was President Trump's director of scheduling.  Politico said Caroline Wiles resigned before the background check was completed.

The questionnaire included credit score, substance use and other personal subjects.

Two sources close to Wiles said she will get a job with U.S. Treasury.