Harris also said she was troubled by Nielsen's failure to acknowledge at her confirmation hearing how human behavior contributes to climate change.
The Senate voted Tuesday to confirm Kirstjen Nielsen as the next secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, installing a close confidant of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly to lead the federal agency responsible for carrying out many of President Trump's most ambitious domestic policy plans.
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.
Kirstjen Nielsen, a top White House aide considered to be a cybersecurity expert, will now lead the DHS.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul (R-Texas) offered his support following the Senate's confirmation vote.
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Nielsen was confirmed 62 to 37, the narrowest margin ever to approve a DHS secretary. She will take over from acting secretary Elaine Duke, who filled the top job in a temporary capacity for more than four months, longer than any DHS chief in the agency's 15-year history. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, who voted against Nielsen's nomination, criticized her stances on immigration and the environment, as well as her experience.
"As our country continues to face ever-evolving threats at home and overseas, it is critical - now more than ever - that we have an experienced and apolitical leader at the Department of Homeland Security to work with us in our efforts to keep New Hampshire and the United States safe, secure, and free", said Sen. As a former DHS chief of staff, Nielsen understands the department's daily operations and is ready to lead on her first day, McConnell said.
Well, the Department of Homeland Security has a new secretary. No Republicans opposed her nomination.
On other topics, Nielsen said she agreed with Kelly that a U.S. -Mexico border wall is unlikely to be a physical barrier from "sea to shining sea". During the George W. Bush administration, she served as special assistant to the president for homeland security and senior director for prevention, preparedness and response on the White House Homeland Security Council.
We had one day where we could prepare. "It was really good, really nice to be back in front of the City fans", he said. In total, City have notched 43 goals during the course of their 13-game reign - averaging over three goals per game.
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At the same time, according to the publication, it is not yet planned to transfer the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Majdi Khaldi said the US would lose credibility as a mediator in the Middle East if the US President went ahead with the move.
Of those, 19 percent reported committing dating violence, and 95 percent of those had received corporal punishment as a child. As a result, they concluded, spanking could increase the chances that a child will turn violent when they become older.
It improved, as 47 investors sold CL shares while 453 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 87 raised stakes. Acadian Asset Management Llc decreased Chimera Invt Corp stake by 381,593 shares to 1,643 valued at $31,000 in 2017Q2.
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Arsenal had over thirty attempts in the match and De Gea was more than up to the task and delivered a record-tying appearance. De Gea also had to react quickly to prevent Romelu Lukaku from scoring an own goal, something that has not been forgotten.
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Sweden, who ensured Italy would miss the finals for the first time since 1958, and South Korea join Germany and Mexico in Group F. Neymar's Brazil meanwhile will have to negotiate a group which has Switzerland, Costa Rica and Serbia as they seek a sixth title.
One More Step Toward 2018 Emoji List
The update will also introduce emojis for people with ginger hair as well as cupcake , bagel , kangaroo and softball icons. It's important to note the list of candidates is not a final list and is subject to change before approval.
Pelosi, Schumer Say Trump Has Asked for New Meeting
Any funding legislation in the Senate will require 60 votes and therefore bipartisan support since Republicans only hold 52 seats. Schumer said negotiators are continuing to talk, but said Trump's rhetoric is throwing a "monkey wrench" into the process.
U.S. deportations down in 2017 but immigration arrests up
Paul office arrested 4,175 people in Minnesota, the Dakotas, Nebraska and Iowa during the fiscal year that ended September 30. For those who say ICE no longer prioritizes criminals, fact: "We arrested more criminals this year than we did last year".
High School Students Reportedly Shot in Wash
One of the victims was found in the parking lot by the football field, Troyer said, and one was found in the school's locker room. Deputies were actively sweeping the school grounds, but said there was no indication the suspects were on campus.
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But based on EW's first-look exclusive, it seems the Baryonyx is not opposed to adding human flesh to the menu. Henry Wu, Jeff Goldblum as Ian Malcolm, James Cromwell is as Benjamin Lockwood, Justice Smith and Toby Jones.