The Trump administration is expected to appoint David Pekoske, head of the Transportation Security Administration, as the acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CNN reported Wednesday. Two administration officials revealed that Pekoske will succeed Claire Grady, who has served as interim DHS deputy secretary the last two years.Read More »
Kirstjen Nielsen announced on Sunday that she's stepping down from her post as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News reported Sunday. President Trump announced that Kevin McAleenan, commissioner of the Customs and Border Protection, will serve as the interim DHS secretary.Read More »
The Office of Management and Budget has issued a memo to notify federal agencies about the reopening of the government after President Donald Trump signed a continuing resolution that would fund the government through Feb. 15. “All employees who were on furlough due to the absence of appropriations may now return to work,” according to the Friday memo signed by OMB Acting Director Russell Vought.
President Donald Trump has sent a letter to congressional members to discuss illegal immigration and the importance of border security. Trump presented statistical data about security and humanitarian crises at the Southern Border in the letter, according to a White House news release posted Friday.Read More »