As we just told you Kirstjen Nielsen will be replaced by Kevin McAleenan as head of the Department of Homeland Security:
IT'S OFFICIAL: Kirstjen Nielsen is OUT as Secretary of Homeland Security; Kevin McAleenan named Acting Secretary https://t.co/9Bkp88Hkb1
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) April 7, 2019
And we eagerly await Dem criticism of the holdover from the Obama administration:
The “breaking point has arrived”.https://t.co/MYWRYQag58
— Senate Judiciary (@senjudiciary) April 1, 2019
Seems like the pick should be able to sail through the Senate:
Kevin McAleenan's CBP nomination will be worth watching. He was an Obama holdover with strong bipartisan support, but his nomination sat dormant for eight months. He cleared the Finance Committee earlier this month https://t.co/JyEBnANv4b
— Ted Hesson (@tedhesson) December 22, 2017
Exit question: Is he really the best fit at DHS?
"A much better system would be to keep families together through their immigration proceedings," Commissioner Kevin McAleenan said in 2014. "That's what the Obama administration did." https://t.co/fpaCaX0JAn
— WBUR (@WBUR) June 26, 2018
To be continued. . .