Kirstjen Nielsen, John Kelly could be on the way out in White House shake-up

CBS News WASHINGTON — At a ceremony celebrating the Hindu festival of lights Tuesday, President Trump had no comment on reports that he plans to remove Kirstjen Nielsen as secretary of homeland security. Sources familiar with the matter tell CBS News Nielsen ...
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Thomas Homan, a possible replacement for DHS secretary Kirstjen Nielsen ...

Thomas Homan, a tough-talking former Trump administration immigration official who has been touted as a possible replacement for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, offered nothing but praise Wednesday for the current occupant of the job.

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Kirstjen Nielsen repeatedly did Trump's bidding. Her reward: An unceremonious ...

We may not be there yet, but there may come a point at which it's very difficult to find well-qualified people willing to serve in President Trump's Cabinet. And if we do, we'll look back on Kirstjen Nielsen's tenure as an early indicator. The homeland ...

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Trump Is Considering Firing Kirstjen Nielsen From Homeland Security

WASHINGTON — President Trump is considering firing Kirstjen Nielsen, the embattled secretary of Homeland Security who has long been a target of the president's displeasure, as part of a wave of cabinet and staff changes expected to come after the ...

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CNN

Trump eyes replacements for Kelly, Nielsen and others

Kirstjen Nielsen, his secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, is potentially the next to go, multiple officials with knowledge of the matter said. Her departure could portend another high-profile exit: chief of staff John Kelly, Nielsen's top ...

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5 ways Kirstjen Nielsen's press conference on family separation was a total ...

From the start, Nielsen was all facts and figures -- all aimed at making the case that family unit arrivals, particularly from Central America, have soared in recent years. (She's right; they have.) But this is not a purely numbers issue. It's an ...

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New York Times

Kirstjen Nielsen Addresses Families Separation at Border: Full Transcript

The Homeland Security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen, addressed on Monday the zero-tolerance immigration policy amid growing outcry over the forced separation it is causing to families apprehended at the border. Ms. Nielsen opened with a statement on the ...

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NPR

Defiant Homeland Security Secretary Defends Family Separations

Updated at 7:55 p.m. ET. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is continuing to defend the Trump administration's controversial "zero tolerance" policy that results in separating children from their parents who enter the U.S. illegally. Nielsen ...

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USA TODAY

DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says 'loopholes' in law separate families at ...

WASHINGTON -- Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen insisted Monday that President Trump's administration does not have a specific family separation policy, but separations do happen as a result of enforcing immigration laws riddled with ...

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Washington Post

The grim desperation of Kirstjen Nielsen

If there's one member of President Trump's Cabinet who is the most embattled right now, it might be Kirstjen Nielsen. And the Department of Homeland Security secretary seems to be willing to say just about anything to get back on the president's good side.

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