Representative Michele Bachmann (R-MN), announced yesterday that is now officially a Swiss citizen (as of March 19th), which gives her dual citizenship US and Switzerland. She is a citizen because her husband is eligible to be a Swiss citizen because his parents' nationality Lighthouse Journal: In the News: Rep. Michelle Bachman Dual Citizen and - Taxation Discussion This brings up a very interesting point. My father, a long time ago, was denied employment by the CIA and FBI, because my mother, his wife, is a Swiss citizen. Because Switzerland is a neutral country, it is not considered to be an ally of the US. So does Michelle Bachmann lose any security clearances she may have had due to her new citizenship? Yes, she still is a US citizen, but she is also a citizen of a country that is not even our ally. Should any of her security clearances be revoked? Remember, she is also on the intelligence committee.