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Top Homeland Security Officials Are Serving Illegally, G.A.O. Says

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

The acting secretary of homeland security, Chad F. Wolf, and his deputy, Kenneth T. Cuccinelli, were appointed to their posts in violation of federal law, Congress's watchdog determined.
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Appointments of acting Homeland Security chief and top aide are invalid, congressional watchdog says

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

The GAO found that the appointments of Chad Wolf, acting secretary of Homeland Security, and Ken Cuccinelli, acting deputy secretary of Homeland Security, did not follow processes outlined in the Vacancies Reform Act.
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Trump's legally dubious use of ‘acting' DHS officials to lead crackdowns suffers a blow

2 monthes ago   |   By The Washington Post

A GAO report says Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli are improperly serving in their roles. That could impact legal cases involving the Department of Homeland Security's controversial actions.
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Government watchdog says Trump's acting Homeland Security chief is not legally eligible to serve in the role

Government watchdog says Trump's acting Homeland Security chief is not legally eligible to serve in the role

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf and acting deputy secretary Ken Cuccinelli are legally ineligible to serve in their current roles, a government watchdog has concluded.
Wolf and Cuccinelli are serving under an "invalid order of succession" under the Vacancies Reform Act, the Government Accountability Office said Friday.
Trump has repeatedly appointed people to top government roles in an acting capacity, simultaneously bypassing the Senate confirmation process.
An independent government watchdog that reports to Congress has concluded that acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf and...
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