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Kirstjen Nielsen

DHS chief offers condolences, highlights response

September 17, 2018

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says the FEMA has 300 people on the ground and is ready to go into places such as Wilmington, North Carolina, as soon as it is safe to do so. (Sept. 17)

Nielsen: Election meddlers will pay ‘high price’

August 22, 2018

After an attempt to break into the Democratic National Committee's voter database had been thwarted, an official said Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said those meddling in our election will pay a "high price." (Aug. 22)

Senator Dick Durbin Seeks Nielsen Resignation

July 31, 2018

A top Democrat called for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to resign at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing that saw lawmakers criticize the Trump administration policy of separating migrant children from their detained parents. (July 31)

Nielsen at Capitol Ahead of Immigration Vote

June 21, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen trekked to the Capitol on Thursday, where she was asked by Rep. Michael McCaul about President Donald Trump's signing of an order to stop his family separation policy along the southern border. (June 21)

DHS Head Nielsen Heckled At Mexican Restaurant

June 20, 2018

About a dozen protesters heckled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen about the Trump administration's immigration policy as she ate dinner at a Mexican restaurant in Washington. (June 20)

Nielsen Rejects Criticism on Family Separation

June 18, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen is rejecting criticism accusing her department of inhuman and immoral actions when it comes to separating immigrant children from their parents when they cross the U.S. border illegally. (June 18)

Nielsen: No Apology for Separating Families

June 18, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says officials will not apologize for enforcing immigration laws that result in the separation of children from their parents. (June 18)

Nielsen: Take This Hurricane Season Seriously

May 30, 2018

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen visited the National Hurricane Center to receive operational briefings regarding the 2018 hurricane season and provided messages of preparedness. (May 30)

DHS Secretary: Unaware Russia Favored Trump Win

May 22, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says she is unaware of intelligence assessments concluding Russia favored President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Her comments stand at odds with the U.S. intelligence community conclusions. (May 22)

Nielsen: Relationship with Trump ‘Strong’

May 18, 2018

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday that she has a strong relationship with President Donald Trump. The comment came a week after Trump unloaded on Nielsen at a heated Cabinet meeting. (May 18)

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