Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly presented an ambitious schedule for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border during an interview Wednesday.
President Trump on Wednesday signed two immigration-related executive orders that called for a range of measures, including building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, cracking down on deportations, and, in a less publicized section, publishing a weekly report on crimes committed by immigrants.
Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly was confirmed as Donald Trump’s secretary of homeland security on Friday evening, soon after the inauguration of the new president.
Russia’s meddling in the U.S. presidential election and cyber security took center stage at several confirmation hearings for Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees this past week, with lawmakers from both parties raising questions about the government’s efforts to counter aggression in cyber space.
Retired four-star Marine Gen. John Kelly faced questions about border security, counterterrorism efforts, and cyber attacks during his confirmation hearing to serve as secretary of homeland security in the administration of Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s transition team formally announced on Monday that the president-elect had selected retired four-star Marine Corps Gen. John Kelly to lead the Department of Homeland Security.