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Acting secretary blocked Stephen Miller's bid for another DHS shakeup

3 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

Kevin McAleenan threatened to quit over a plan to derail the appointment of Mark Morgan as head of ICE.
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Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just weeks after he urged Trump to fire Kirstjen Nielsen. The new acting secretary shut him down

Stephen Miller tried to engineer another shakeup at Homeland Security just weeks after he urged Trump to fire Kirstjen Nielsen. The new acting secretary shut him down

3 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

White House senior adviser Stephen Miller attempted to pick his own candidate to lead US Immigration and Customs Enforcement and ended up bristling the acting Homeland Security secretary Kevin McAleenan in the process, according to The Washington Post.
Miller asked President Donald Trump on Wednesday to sideline Mark Morgan, a former Obama administration official who was the presumptive candidate for acting ICE director.
McAleenan was not happy with what Miller did and considered leaving his position on Thursday, according to three unnamed officials cited by The Post.
McAleenan told acting...
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