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28 Jan 2021, 6:01 am by Brian Frazelle
It is under such an order, the Trump administration claimed, that Kevin McAleenan became acting secretary in 2019 when then-Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned. [read post]
District Court judge Nicholas Judge Garaufis said in his opinion that when DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned in 2019, the order of succession was straightforward; from the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security to the Under Secretary for Management, Administrator of FEMA, and then the Director of Cybersecurity and Infrastructure. [read post]
5 Oct 2020, 12:04 pm by Anna Salvatore, Tia Sewell
Brett Winterford, editor of Risky Business, will moderate a strategy discussion with Kirstjen Nielsen, former U.S. secretary of Homeland Security and Andrew Penn, CEO of Telstra, on public-private cooperation in ensuring cybersecurity of critical infrastructures. [read post]
21 Sep 2020, 11:03 am by Peter Briccetti
He claims that former Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen knowingly overrepresented a terrorist threat to Congress. [read post]
16 Sep 2020, 5:01 am by Brandon Kirk Williams
The Track 1.5 meetings were convened in 2016 and 2018, with participants including Turnbull, former Director of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and principals from both states’ broader cyber and policy community. [read post]
14 Sep 2020, 11:32 am by Anne Joseph O'Connell
President Trump finally submitted a nomination for secretary to the Senate late last week, the first since Kirstjen Nielsen departed in April 2019. [read post]
10 Sep 2020, 2:06 pm by Tia Sewell
The complaint alleges that Murphy was repeatedly instructed by DHS officials including Acting Secretary Chad Wolf, former Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and Acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli to modify intelligence in a way that suited President Trump’s political interests. [read post]
9 Sep 2020, 2:32 pm by Tia Sewell
” And, as the committee's letter describes, “the complaint alleges that then-Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen provided in congressional testimony on December 20, 2018 and March 6, 2019, inaccurate and highly inflated claims of known or suspected terrorists entering the United States through the southwest border, which the complaint states constituted a ‘knowing and deliberate submission of false material information. [read post]
27 Aug 2020, 5:04 am
Under a parade of Trump and Miller bootlickers – Kirstjen Nielsen, Virginia’s own Ken Cuccinelli, and Chad Wolf, USCIS was run into the ground. [read post]
21 Aug 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) concluded that after the resignation of Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in April 2019, an improper succession occurred, with Kevin McAleenan taking on the position. [read post]
20 Aug 2020, 11:29 am by Amy L. Peck and Jessica K. Lang
According to the GAO, Kirstjen Nielsen, who resigned from her post in April 2019, was the last DHS Secretary to be properly appointed. [read post]
14 Aug 2020, 11:18 am by Thomas DeLorenzo
After the departure of DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen in April 2019, Kevin McAleenan assumed the leadership position of the agency. [read post]
14 Aug 2020, 7:57 am by Elliot Setzer
After the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on April 10, 2019, Kevin McAleneenan assumed the title of Acting Secretary. [read post]
14 Aug 2020, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
Wolf served as the acting chief of staff at the Transportation Security Administration in 2017 and later became the chief of staff for former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen. [read post]
5 Aug 2020, 2:52 pm by Ben Berwick, Rachel Homer
When Nielsen resigned, therefore, Executive Order 13753 still governed the order of succession. [read post]
19 Jul 2020, 9:07 pm by Jaclyn Kelley-Widmer
Nine months later, then-Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen issued the second memo—the Nielson memo—in response to an order by a federal district court asking DHS for further explanation about the decision to rescind DACA. [read post]
6 Jul 2020, 9:05 pm by Meghan Downey
Rather, the Nielsen memorandum offered new and independent reasons for terminating the program. [read post]