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Former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she left post because ' saying no ' wasn ' t enough . When asked on whether she regretted Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan left an immigration policy conference Monday without speaking after protesters shouted him down.
" Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service ," Trump said on Twitter. "I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner
WASHINGTON – Kirstjen Nielsen, President Donald Trump's former Department of Homeland Security secretary, said Tuesday she left her post after “it became clear that saying no and refusing it to do it myself was not going to be enough" regarding some policies.
But when pressed on whether she regretted signing the memo that resulted in family separations, Nielsen said, "I don't regret enforcing the law because I took an oath to do that, as did everybody at the Department of Homeland Security.”
White House Personnel Director Tells Trump Top DHS Picks Are Ineligible
The White House personnel office chief has told President Trump that his top two picks to fill the Homeland Security Secretary job aren’t eligible under a federal law dictating who can fill the role without Senate confirmation.Mr. Trump and many of his top immigration advisers favor Ken Cuccinelli or Mark Morgan for the job. Both men have only worked at DHS for the past few months but are ardent defenders of the president’s immigration policies on television. The previous acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, submitted his resignation this month but will remain on the job through the end of the month.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen looks on during the Conference for Prosperity and Security in It wasn ’ t enough — at least so far. The administration hasn’t yet been able to find a way to Short of that, no policy crackdown will persuade someone desperately fleeing her home country
As the secretary for the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ), Kirstjen Nielsen implemented the monstrously cruel “zero tolerance” policy, under which the US Even so, the most aggressive head of the Department of Homeland Security ever was not aggressive enough for the president, or for the
“What I regret is that that information flow and coordination to quickly reunite the families was clearly not in place,” she statedat Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit. She added that it’s the reason why “the practice was stopped through an executive order.”
Nielsen, 47, implemented the Trump administration's controversialafter being appointed DHS secretary in December 2017 that led to the separation of thousands of families along the Southern border. in April of this year.
WATCH: "I don't regret enforcing the law," former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tellswhen asked whether she regrets the administration's family separation policy.
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Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen spoke at a convention of state secretaries of state, an event that’s usually a low-key affair She said U.S. intelligence officials are seeing “persistent Russian efforts using social media, sympathetic spokespeople and other fronts to
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen abruptly resigned Sunday, as the president continues to fume over continued illegal border crossings. Her resignation is effective Wednesday, although Nielsen didn' t leave her home in Virginia until early Monday afternoon.
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Despite the 2018, family separations at the border have continued.
Nielsen’s appearance at the summit sparked contention, and led to some participants dropping out,, "I don’t think that human rights violators and merit-based abusers of displaced people should be given a platform to 'reimagine' history. Ever." She described the practice of separating immigrant families as "one of the United States of America’s most merciless acts."
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also dropped out of the summit last week, citing a scheduling conflict. However,reported the decision was made after learning Nielsen would be participating.
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“ Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service . I am pleased to announce that I can say with confidence our homeland is safer today than when I joined the Administration,” she added. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is being
JUST WATCHED. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns. (CNN) Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen left Washington last Sunday for what was Nielsen had no ally in the President's son-in-law Jared Kushner either, who has become more involved in
Earlier this month, President Trump announced that acting Secretary of Homeland Securitywas leaving the administration after six months on the job. McAleenan replaced Nielsen in April.
When questioned if anyone raised concerns that children would be traumatized as a consequence of the policy, Nielsen stated, "not from staff, no."
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DHS official Wolf named acting head of Homeland Security .
President Donald Trump has named Chad Wolf to be the next acting head of Homeland Security, the fifth person in the job for this administration. Trump made the announcement Friday outside the White House, ending weeks of speculation over who would head up the department after Kevin McAleenan resigned in October. Wolf was chief of staff to former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. He has been involved with the 240,000-person department, which also manages disaster relief and election security, off and on since its creation following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.It's not clear whether Wolf will be nominated for the job permanently.