Published: Fri, December 08, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Senate confirms Nielsen to head Homeland Security

Senate confirms Nielsen to head Homeland Security

Nielsen, like Duke, has a close relationship with President Trump's Chief of Staff John Kelly.

Kelly left the Department of Homeland Security for the White House in late July during a shakeup that included the resignation of the former chief of staff, Reince Priebus.

"Fortunately, when Ms. Nielsen served under Secretary Kelly, she witnessed firsthand how quickly and dramatically morale can be improved within DHS by providing its workforce the authority and support they need to perform the tasks they were hired to do", Johnson said.

Democrats complained that Nielsen lacks the experience needed to run a major agency with 240,000 employees.

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Nielsen will be the first cyber professional to head the agency charged with protecting federal civilian networks, leading efforts to coordinate cybersecurity of privately owned critical infrastructure.

As a key Kelly aide, Nielsen is "one of the architects" of Trump's immigration policies, Sharry said. She also has experience working at the TSA and as an advisor for emergency preparedness and disaster relief during the Bush Administration.

The Washington Post reported Trump nominated Nielsen largely based on Kelly's advice and she has never led a federal agency or private company.

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., said Nielsen has played a role in several questionable Trump administration decisions, including a travel ban to restrict entry from six mostly Muslim countries, termination of a program for young immigrants and what Harris called a "feeble response to Hurricanes Irma, Maria and Harvey".

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The Senate confirmed her nomination 62-37, with 10 Democrats joining the Republican majority.

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The Times noted that a bipartisan group of former homeland security officials, including two former secretaries of the department, Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff, both Republicans who served under Mr.

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"It is my greatest honor to serve as Secretary alongside the remarkable men and women of DHS", Nielsen wrote in a December 6 news release. Original DACA recipients were unaffected, and individuals who had received three year validity periods for DACA and the associated work authorization under the November 2014 memorandum prior to the district court injunction were allowed to maintain those approvals through their expiration, unless terminated or revoked for case specific reasons.

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