As leader of the Department of Homeland Security, Nielsen will oversee a massive bureaucracy of almost 250,000 employees that help ensure the security of the IT assets of federal civilian agencies as well as the nation's critical infrastructure. Nielsen was the second woman to head this ministry after Janet Napolitano, who was in office from 2009 to 2013.
The Post summarized Nielsen's career by noting that she worked at the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and then as a White House adviser for emergency preparedness and disaster management under President George W. Bush.
Nielsen will take over for Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, and will be sworn-in sometime in the coming days.
Senators approved Nielsen's nomination, 62-37, on Tuesday.
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This is the first time the Cotton Bowl Classic involved two conference champions since 1987 when Ohio State defeated Texas A&M. The Nittany Lions and Huskies both finished 10-2 and will meet at University of Phoenix Stadium on December 30.
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When asked for her views on the utility of a border wall with Mexico, she echoed comments made previously by Kelly that the United States did not need a 2,000-mile physical barrier "from sea to shining sea".
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".
Throughout her confirmation process, Ms. Nielsen failed to demonstrate that she would provide the steady experienced leadership - free from political interference from the White House - that the department needs.
Still, Nielsen received strong endorsements from Republicans, in and out of Congress, including two former DHS secretaries: Tom Ridge and Michael Chertoff.
Nielsen, Kelly's protégé, now takes over the DHS as Trump looks to make his long-promised border wall a reality and to continue cracking down on immigration.
As we noted in that report, the Trump administration's actions left Original DACA recipients unaffected. However, Trump's recent statement indicates that instead of eliminating DACA, he merely wants to legitimize it by replacing Obama's executive orders with legislative authority.
Students shot at USA high school
Troyer said officials believe the shooting took place off school property and the wounded students ran back onto the campus. He confirmed once the authorities got a call regarding the shooting, police swept the area to look for possible suspects.
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Champions League group stage reaches climax
However, if they fail to win and the Spanish club beat Chelsea , then it would likely send Roma out at the group stage. Amid sluggish ticket sales, Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco has been urging fans to show up at the Stadio Olimpico.
Court to hear New Jersey argument on legalizing sports gambling
Titus said 13 states have passed laws on gaming in anticipation of a Supreme Court ruling that would make sports wagering legal. The sports leagues originally sued the state of New Jersey in 2012, with the case finally reaching the Supreme Court this year.