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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.
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.
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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.
'Several Thousand' Additional Troops To Deploy To Southern Border
The new batch of troops could raise the total to more than 4,300.
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Shutdown Leaves Government Websites Vulnerable To Hackers
Security certificates have begun lapsing on the sites, leaving them unverified.
GOP Dismisses Suggestion That State Of Union Be Postponed
By Catherine Lucey, Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, AP
Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen denied anyone’s safety is compromised.
Ex-DOJ Counterintelligence Chief: Trump Is 'A Clear And Present Danger' To National Security
David Laufman called Trump's actions "positively chilling."
John Bolton Says Certain Conditions Must Be Met Before U.S. Withdraws From Syria
By Zeke Miller, AP
President Donald Trump's national security adviser appeared to backpedal on the president's initial promise for an immediate pullout.
Democrat Accuses Kirstjen Nielsen Of 'Outright Lies' On Border, Calls For Hearing
House Homeland Security Committee head Bennie Thompson wants to look into the Trump administration's border policy and the deaths of two migrant children.
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Homeland Security Chief Faults Parents, 'Open Border' Supporters In Migrant Kids' Deaths
Kirstjen Nielsen ordered an overhaul of medical screening procedures at the Mexican border after Felipe Gómez Alonzo, 8, died on Christmas Eve.
No White House Progress On Day 3 Of Government Shutdown
By Darlene Superville and Lisa Mascaro, AP
“Nothing new. Nothing new on the shutdown. Nothing new. Except we need border security,” Trump told reporters at the White House
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