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Kirstjen Nielsen confirmed as Homeland Security Secretary

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 weeks ago

Nielsen's confirmation comes despite criticism on her relative lack of leadership experience, independence and ethics that hampered her nomination process.

DHS nominee Kirstjen Nielsen gets committee nod 11-4

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

The nomination now moves onto the full Senate despite concerns from Democrats on the committee.

DHS nomination vote postponed again amid ethics violation allegations

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

A Senate committee vote on the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen to be the next secretary of Homeland Security has been postponed a third time amid ethics concerns and requests by Democrats for a second hearing.

Watchdog complains about consultant helping Nielsen's DHS confirmation

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

A nonprofit government ethics watchdog is calling for an investigation into potential violations of federal laws and ethics regulations by DHS Nominee Kirstjen Nielsen, following CyberScoop reports that a consultant representing companies with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake had volunteered to help run her confirmation preparation.

Senate Dems want second confirmation hearing for DHS secretary nominee Nielsen

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

Democrats on the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee have questions after a report that the acting DHS secretary was being pushed out.

Senators postpone quick vote on Nielsen

by Shaun Waterman • 1 month ago

A Senate committee vote on Kirstjen Nielsen's nomination to become the next secretary of Homeland Security was postponed until at least next week.

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