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Homeland Security Watchdog Warns Of 'Severe Overcrowding' At Migrant Detention Centers
One official at a Border Patrol facility told investigators that the migrant crisis is a "ticking time bomb."
‘Horses**t’: Susan Rice Throws Down On Trump’s Claim About Obama And North Korea
The former national security adviser said Trump's lying ... again.
Ex-FEMA Boss Paid Back Only 2% Of Personal Travel Tab To Taxpayers: Report
Brock Long, known for mishandling the Hurricane Maria response, got a steep discount from former Homeland Security head Kirstjen Nielsen.
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Trump Accuses New York Times Of Treason For Story On U.S. Attacks On Russian Power Grid
The newspaper shot back that Trump's own officials made clear they had no security concerns about the article.
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Trump Keeps Bypassing The Senate By Appointing Officials In An Acting Capacity
So much for "advice and consent."
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Homeland Security Watchdog Finds Migrants Standing On Toilets At Packed Detention Center
The inspector general's office said that detainees were in soiled clothes and had been forced to stay in standing-room-only conditions for days or weeks.
Intelligence Director Dan Coats Puts Barr on Notice Not To Imperil National Security
"Highly sensitive classified information ... if publicly released would put our national security at risk,” Coats said in a statement.
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Ivanka Trump Granted 'Internet Freedom Award,' Twitter Critics Gobsmacked
"From the administration that killed net neutrality," one commenter noted.
Pete Buttigieg Calls Out Trump Administration's 'Saber-Rattling' With Venezuela And Iran
The South Bend Mayor also called the Iraq War, which he said national security adviser John Bolton helped create, one of the worst foreign policy mistakes in U.S. history.
Sri Lanka Bans Face Veils After Easter Terrorist Attacks
President Maithripala Sirisena’s office cited concerns over identification and national security in the wake of the deadly bombings.
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Kevin McAleenan Says Family Separation Policy Was 'Effective,' But Laments Lost Public Trust
The acting DHS chief said he regretted that the policy led to a loss in faith, but didn't mention the thousands of children separated from their parents.
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Acting ICE Director Ron Vitiello To Leave His Post By End Of Week
Vitiello’s impending departure from ICE comes amid a major shakeup at the Department of Homeland Security.
Ari Melber Shows How Stephen Miller Flunked A Basic U.S. Citizenship Question
The MSNBC host gives a top White House aide a lesson in civics.
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Stephen Colbert: Next Homeland Security Boss Bound To Be Kid-Stalking Clown Pennywise
Caging kids apparently wasn't cruel enough for Trump.
Shake-Up At Homeland Security Goes Beyond Kirstjen Nielsen's Exit
President Donald Trump announced that U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Kevin McAleenan would take over for Nielsen on an acting basis.
Kirstjen Nielsen's Last Hours As Homeland Security Secretary Riddled With Chaos
She reportedly had no idea her ouster from the department was coming.
FBI Chief Christopher Wray Warns Of 'Persistent, Pervasive' White Supremacy Threat
His warning in congressional testimony comes after reports that Homeland Security dismantled its domestic terrorism unit.
FEMA Mishandled Personal Information Of 2.3 Million Disaster Survivors
The agency described it as a "major privacy incident" that unnecessarily exposed hurricane and wildfire survivors' banking information to a contractor.
Twitter Users Drag Trump After He Posts Donation Check To Homeland Security
The president said that if he didn't donate his salary, "there would be hell to pay from the FAKE NEWS MEDIA!"
Top House Republican Blasts Trump Plan To Charge Allies A Premium On U.S. Troops
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said the president's "cost plus 50" formula would be "absolutely devastating" for national security.
CNN's Anderson Cooper Tears Apart Kirstjen Nielsen’s ‘Orwellian’ Word Games
The CNN host called out the Department of Homeland Security Secretary's answers in a congressional hearing.
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Nielsen Hammered By Lawmakers Over Family Separation: 'Sir, They Are Not Cages'
Another lawmaker pressed the Homeland Security secretary about the mental health impacts of family separation on children.
She Served Her Country But Found A Glass Ceiling Waiting At Home
After 14 years in the Army, Asha Castleberry is fighting an even longer battle on the home front.
She Found Success In The Army, But A Glass Ceiling Back Home
As a woman of color, Asha Castleberry felt isolated both in the U.S. Army and in the workforce, upon her return home.
House Dems Probing Report Trump Officials Pushed Saudi Nuclear Sales
The effort flies in the face of objections from national security and ethics officials.
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Trump Again Attacks Intelligence Officials After They Contradict His False Claims
The leaders of top national intelligence agencies released their annual report on worldwide security threats, challenging many of Trump's false talking points.
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