Kirstjen Nielsen

Nielsen Praises 'Excellence' of Outgoing ICE Chief

Ronald Vitiello's "knowledge and expertise as a seasoned law enforcement professional has been invaluable to DHS," said former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

Ocasio-Cortez Slams Ex–DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized the former homeland security secretary for her role in the president's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, which led to family separations at the border.

DHS Chief Says Sick Migrant Children 'Used as Pawns'

Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen's accusation came the same day an autopsy report revealed that an 8-year-old boy who had died in U.S. Border Patrol custody in December succumbed to the flu and a bacterial infection.

DHS Secretary Denies Claim She Refused to Testify

"I have never refused to testify before the Committee," Nielsen said in a letter dated Wednesday. "I look forward to sitting down with you in the near future. We have much to discuss."

Pence Suggests Thousands of Terrorists Cross the Border

President Donald Trump, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders continue to push this false claim to justify the president's demand for a border wall.

China Is the 'Broadest Threat' Facing the U.S.

"Russia is in many ways, fighting to stay relevant after the fall of the Soviet Union," the FBI head argued. "They're fighting today's fight," he said, while pointing out that China makes decisions with the future in mind.

Dems Want DHS Sec to Resign, Push for House Probe

On the heels of a government watchdog report detailing the administration's failed child separation practice, Democrats said they would push for a full investigation if they win control of the House.