Kirstjen Nielsen

DHS’s ability to counter drones is ‘limited’ because the office in charge didn’t request funding


Without money, the Office of Policy couldn't hire the subject matter experts it needed to create a realistic work plan and complete guidance for authorized agencies.

Kirstjen Nielsen sworn in as DHS secretary


She received Senate confirmation Tuesday by a vote of 62-37.

Trump taps Kelly deputy and cybersecurity expert Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS secretary


Nielsen served at DHS chief of staff to former Secretary John Kelly until he was moved to the White House in July to be President Trump's chief of staff.