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C.) blasted a statement from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) criticizing a bipartisan immigration deal he worked on as "poisonous" and ... As for Secretary Nielsen, I'm incredibly disappointed in her for allowing her office to become so politicized and for allowing something like this to go out," he ...
He joined DHS last March as a senior counselor to then-Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. Prior to this, he was director of cybersecurity policy with Microsoft's government affairs team for three years, and he has also held positions as a principal of Obsidian Analysis and a vice president of Dutko.

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen and President Donald Trump listen to Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y., during a meeting with law enforcement officials on the MS-13 street gang and border security, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Feb. 6, 2018. Share. Share on facebook · Share on twitter ...
WASHINGTON-- Today, the Secretary of Homeland Security announced her determination that an extension of the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Syria was warranted pursuant to the Immigration and Nationality Act. After carefully reviewing conditions in Syria with interagency partners, ...

St. John's University welcomed one of homeland security's most distinguished leaders to the Queens campus for a discussion on the nation's continuing efforts to combat terror networks and the future of counter-terrorism. "Fifteen Years after the Creation of the Department of Homeland Security: Reflections ...
"He has no interest in what the Secretary of Homeland Security thinks," she added. "He just wanted to lecture me for 11 minutes and it was an unfortunate waste of all of our time when we could have been focused on the needs and threats we have." Booker, who is widely seen as a potential White House ...
... who is now his chief of staff, as Homeland Security Secretary. Nielsen is widely cheered as a cyber expert and is expected to make cybersecurity a high priority in her leadership role. In his letter, Thompson relayed a number of questions on Kaspersky to the new secretary, including whether the ban will ...
J., at last week's Senate grilling of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen had to feel a little sorry for him. His overacting was on full display before the Senate Judiciary Committee and TV cameras. Booker posed, pretended, preened and generally made a fool of himself shouting at Nielsen about ...
Speaking during a Congressional hearing earlier this week, the Democratic Senator delivered scathing -- but warranted--remarks as she directly addressed Trump-appointed Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. During her own testimony, Nielsen gave her recollection of Trump's outwardly racist ...
Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment. Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Dick Durbin of Illinois grilled Nielsen over her testimony. "The commander in chief in an Oval Office meeting referring to people from African countries and Haitians with the ...
Rep. Adam B. Schiff (D-Burbank), ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee. (Win McNamee / Getty Images). The House intelligence Committee voted unanimously Monday night to release a Democratic rebuttal to the GOP's memo on the Russia investigation that President Trump declassified last week.
I remember him asking to is there a way to authorize the full down payment of the wall such that we can have assurances that we could in fact build it," Nielsen said. The Department of Homeland Security recently told Congress that it would take $18 billion over 10 years to build the 700 miles of wall desired.
Senator Kamala Harris is not here for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's opinion of Donald Trump's allegedly favoring Norweigan immigrants over those from Haiti and certain African nations. In a testimony, Nielsen claimed she didn't see an issue with Trump wanting hardworking Norwegian ...
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen testifies Tuesday in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on a new DHS study, which found U.S. federal courts convicted at least 549 people with international terrorism-related charges between Sept. 11, 2001 and Dec. 31, 2016. Seventy-three percent of ...

I remember him asking to is there a way to authorize the full down payment of the wall such that we can have assurances that we could in fact build it," Nielsen said. The Department of Homeland Security recently told Congress that it would take $18 billion over 10 years to build the 700 miles of wall desired.
"I think they're using [Trump's remarks] as an excuse not to help this president get something accomplished, which I think is a sad day for our country," White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters outside the West Wing. Nielsen defended the administration's moves to end TPS for ...
The budget document said the proposal would "clarify and expand" the Homeland Security Secretary's authority to waive federal laws to quickly build border walls. It also is asking Congress for permission to no longer have to work with other federal agencies, such as the National Park Service, to use lands ...
Since leaving office, Stockton has published studies on cybersecurity and broader infrastructure resilience issues for the U.S. government and the private sector. He also serves on the Homeland security Advisory Council for the Secretary of Homeland Security. He has a Ph.D. from Harvard and a B.A. from ...
On Wednesday morning, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted that data proves the wall will work, and said she was "optimistic" that Congress would pass an immigration reform bill. "The wall works. We have evidence and figures that show that," Nielsen told Fox News' Sandra Smith on ...
Three former Homeland security secretaries warned congressional leaders and officials of both parties on Wednesday that the window for legislative action to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the country as children will close by the middle of January, months before a period outlined by the ...
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen says "the president speaks for himself" in response to a reporter's question about a recent tweet in which President Trump states "I too have a Nuclear Button...and my Button works!" More: https://t.co/Hsx11AUrYp pic.twitter.com/RIHvlmtSU6. -- NBC politics ...
Federal Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Wednesday said the federal government is committed to helping Sonoma County and other fire-ravaged areas in California rebuild following the most devastating wildfires in U.S. history. "We will be here, arms locked with state and local officials, ...
The Trump Administration would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people, the U.S. Homeland Security Secretary said Tuesday, while emphasizing no decision on that issue has been made and a border wall remains the priority.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen plans to visit wildfire-ravaged parts of Santa Rosa today, after flying over areas of Southern California devastated by the Thomas fire on Tuesday. Nielsen's visit to California this week coincided with President Donald Trump's declaring a major ...
After a stint as deputy White House chief of staff, Nielsen was confirmed in October as Secretary of Homeland Security. Some of the records released through the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by a POLITICO reporter and the pro-transparency James Madison Project depict internal confusion about ...
The U.S. Homeland Security Secretary said Tuesday the White House would consider immigration legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for hundreds of thousands of young people, but she emphasized it wasn't an endorsement. Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said President Donald Trump would ...
Previous Next. (KGTV) - Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was in San Diego Tuesday morning to tour the border wall prototypes, according to ABC News. ... closed event." Homeland Security Chief @SecNielsen and convoy leaving border wall prototype site down in Otay Mesa after private tour.
It's not for lack of trying: Current and former DHS employees tell quartz that acting secretary Elaine Duke did attempt to fill crucial senior positions, after former head General John Kelly left to become the White House chief of staff in July. But Duke's recommendations for top officials were ignored or rebuffed ...
Today, Johnson, who served as DHS secretary under President Obama, confirmed that the Port Authority passageway was part of his daily commute. When the pipe bomb partially exploded Monday, Johnson said he happened to be walking above ground in a break with his normal routine. "Today, I wanted ...
Austin (KXAN) - Newly confirmed Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen praised Texas for its efforts to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities, saying she hopes other states follow this lead. "I encourage cooperation between federal, state and local law enforcement in eliminating ...
WASHINGTON -- The Senate voted on Tuesday to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen as the Secretary of Homeland Security, elevating a top White House aide and former agency official to oversee the department central to President Trump's plan to crack down on illegal immigration and beef up border security.
As major tech companies get better at ridding their platforms of gory videos and calls to commit violence, terrorists are finding new ways to post their messages, Kirstjen Nielsen, secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security, said Tuesday. "They've continued to demonstrate their will," Nielsen said, ...
Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen may have thought she was ready ... but she wasn't. She appeared in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and claimed she did not know that Norway was predominantly white, and tried to save President Donald Trump's statement about wanting more ...
"I did not hear that word used," Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told members of the committee under oath, while confirming that Trump had used "tough language." But Nielsen was not yet out of the woods, or the fjords. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont) pressed her on Trump's wish for more ...
Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's reported 'shithole' comment. Democratic Sens. Cory Booker of New Jersey and Dick Durbin of Illinois grilled Nielsen over her testimony. "The commander in chief in an Oval Office meeting referring to people from African countries and Haitians with the ...
In ending the protections for other groups, the Homeland Security Department has urged outraged lawmakers to enact legislation rather than continue to force the secretary to make the decisions. "It will be couched in nice terms, but it actually will be a dramatic move," Frank Sharry, executive director of ...
Former Homeland Security Secretary: Despite Challenges, DACA Is In Country's 'Best Interest' ... Three former Homeland security secretaries including Michael Chertoff are urging Congress to take action to protect undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ...
An Oxford native is a Naval hero. Ryan Harvey, an Oxford Academy alumnus currently serving in the U.S. Coast Guard, was awarded a medal by Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen in November. Nielsen recognized Harvey and his fellow crew members' efforts to rescue a 67-year-old man from ...
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2009, file photo, former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Senate ...
The senators said there is precedent for the Homeland Security Secretary to publicly back legislation. Elaine Duke, the department's acting ...
Former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge was in critical condition Thursday after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a ...
Johnson was appointed in April by then-Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly to lead the Center for Faith-Based & Neighborhood ...
Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge (R) underwent an emergency heart operation on Thursday, a spokesperson told The ...
FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2011, file photo, former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge speaks to a crowd of hundreds protesting in front of ...
Former Department of Homeland Security Secretary and current White House chief of staff John Kelly reached out to acting DHS chief Elaine ...
His push to confirm the next Homeland Security Secretary proves he's ... the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and governmental Affairs ...
Kirstjen Nielsen, who worked for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in its infancy and later served as chief of staff for Secretary John ...


 

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