Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Trump preparing to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as Homeland Security secretary?


The day after the 2016 midterm elections, Attorney General Jeff Sessions was out.  Is Kirstjen Nielsen, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, next?

Nick Miroff , Josh Dawsey and Philip Rucker for the Washington Post report that "President Trump has told advisers he has decided to remove Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, and her departure from the administration is likely to occur in the coming weeks, if not sooner, according to five current and former White House officials."

Immigration hardliners who lost at the polls last week, including Kansas gubernatorial candidate Kris Kobach, might end up vying for the two cabinet positions, both of which play important immigration roles.



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