Thur, Oct 12, 2017: Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS secretary

President Donald Trump officially announced Thursday the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, John Kelly’s former principal deputy chief of staff, to be the new nominee for secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

At a formal White House event to announce the nomination, Trump spoke highly of Nielsen and her “sterling reputation as a dedicated leader whose number one priority was the security of our citizens, not politics or ideology.”

Trump added: “That sets her apart.” Continue reading “Thur, Oct 12, 2017: Trump nominates Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS secretary”