After President Trump told White House reporters on Friday that “we’re gonna put more troops on the border,” the Pentagon was awaiting a new request over the weekend for more support along the Southwest border.
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned amid President Donald Trump’s growing frustration and bitterness over the number of Central American families crossing the southern border. Trump announced on Sunday in a tweet that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan would be taking over as acting head of the department.
Trump’s choice to fill the role of Kirstjen Nielsen as secretary of Homeland Security is a career official who served in the Obama administration and whom a senior DHS official says is “not an ideologue or fire breather” on immigration.
The notice to Congress from the White House was met with confusion: Why would President Donald Trump withdraw his nominee to lead U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement? No one in the Department of Homeland Security had been notified.
Department of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen convened an emergency conference call with members of Trump’s Cabinet Tuesday evening to discuss migration at the southern border, according to a participant on the call.
TSA social media director David Johnston stands over a table full of peculiar items confiscated at Dulles Airport: A glittery clutch with brass knuckles as a clasp. A perfume bottle shaped like a grenade. A rusted circular saw blade. A pocket-sized pitchfork.
The project will take at least three years, and is designed to improve access from the highway directly to the new DHS campus on the site of the former Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Southeast D.C.
U.S. protocol prohibits detaining children with their parents because the children are not charged with a crime and the parents are.
A Department of Homeland Security bulletin issued in May detailed concerns about the vulnerability of the U.S. food and beverage supply chains.
Foreign affairs imposed on the Trump administration. Treasury moved to sanction North Koreans believed to have military ties. President Donald Trump said the U.S. would take unilateral action in response to Pyonyang threats. In the Middle East, the administration pivoted from the Assad-must-go stance on Syria, then back again after the Assad regime launched a chemical weapons attack on Syrian rebels. This all occurred just before the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping to Mar-A-Lago.
Heading toward April, the Trump administration was operating on several fronts, following the withdrawal of Republican-led legislation revising health care law.
The biggest news all week for federal employees, the Washington Post reports the administration will be suggesting a 1.9 percent raise for them. This comes after the administration released its 2018 budget proposal which, made…
In one of the busiest weeks yet, the Trump administration gave Congress two budget proposals to debate. The 2018 budget outline is clear on President Donald Trump’s priorities.
The high paced level of activity this past week centered on the still-sketchy 2018 budget under preparation by the Trump administration. Balancing the big increase the president wants for the Defense Department are cuts averaging 10 percent for civilian agencies.
Sweeping new immigration guidelines announced by from the Trump administration aim speed up deportations for immigrants apprehended at the border, boost the number of border patrol agents and punish immigrants who pay smugglers to bring their children across the border.
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