Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigns


Security Kirsten Nielsen has resigned and been replaced with an acting secretary border patrol Commissioner Kevin Macalinsan who's been a longtime border officer. He's been named as acting department of homeland security secretary the three departments in charge with controlling the border. Where President Trump says there is a crisis right now interior department defense department and the department of homeland security are now all being run by acting secretaries. That means there temporary. They haven't been confirmed by the Senate. So how empowered can they really be that as ABC's Tara Palmeri? Who's also reporting Nielsen stepping down amid concerns from the president that she was not tough enough on the border in her resignation letter. Nielsen said that she. Is confident that the nation is safer now than when she joined the administration during her tenure she oversaw the controversial practice of separating children from their parents

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