Nation Nov 01

department of homeland security
Trump says Chad Wolf to be next acting DHS secretary

But Trump's casual announcement, made in response to a reporter's question outside the White House, temporarily created more uncertainty about who was in charge of the sprawling department.

Nation May 11

Shanahan wants secure border without continuous military aid

On a trip to a border city in Texas, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said Saturday he intends to accelerate planning to secure the border and bolster the government’s ability to accomplish that without the Pentagon’s continuous help.

Apr 07

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned on Sunday amid the administration’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border, two people familiar with the decision said.