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Kirstjen Nielsen

  1. white nationalism
    How Kirstjen Nielsen Gave Voice and Muscle to Trump’s White Nationalist AgendaThe soon to be ex–DHS secretary was never a foil to Trump, she just limited her cruelty to what was permitted by law.
  2. immigration
    Is Trump’s Homeland Security Purge a Political Mistake?An obsession with appearing tough on immigration may be practically and politically short-sighted.
  3. the national interest
    Trump Demands Homeland Security Secretary Who Will Break the LawKirstjen Nielsen was only willing to brutalize refugees legally.
  4. immigration
    Who Will Do Trump’s Bidding at DHS Now That Kirstjen Nielsen Is Gone?Trump wants immigration policy to be tougher. These people could make it so.
  5. immigration
    Trump Wants a ‘Tougher’ ICE Director. What Does That Mean?After a Homeland Security shakeup, it appears that Stephen Miller may be gaining even more influence over Trump’s immigration and border policies.
  6. trump turnover
    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen Quits Amid Pressure From TrumpShe appears to have been forced out by Trump, who has repeatedly criticized her and was working to marginalize her role within the administration.
  7. family separation
    Kirstjen Nielsen’s Testimony About the Border Was an Utter EmbarrassmentShe claimed ignorance on many of the most damning questions.
  8. government shutdown
    Latest White House Meeting on Government Shutdown Resolves NothingGoes to show that a lot of lower-level spadework and a ripening of political conditions must precede any deal to reopen the government.
  9. kris kobach
    Could Kris Kobach Be Trump’s Next DHS Secretary?Trump clearly wants to dump Kirstjen Nielsen. The fiery nativist from Kansas would test GOP loyalty, but would please the president.
  10. turnover
    Report: Trump Is Desperate to Get Rid of DHS Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKansas’s Kris Kobach is among those who could replace her.
  11. charlottesville
    Kirstjen Nielsen Still Thinks There Were Two Sides to Charlottesville Attacks“I think what’s important about that conversation is, it’s not that one side is right and one side is wrong.”
  12. last night on late night
    Michelle Wolf Mini-Roasts the White House Over Family-Separation PolicyHey, it’s what everyone loves/hates her for!
  13. the national interest
    The Genesis of Trump’s Family-Separation PolicyFor a would-be strongman, cruelty is the ultimate deterrent.
  14. protests
    Protesters Play Audio of Immigrant Kids Crying Outside Kirstjen Nielsen’s HomeThe Secretary of Homeland Security had to walk past protesters yelling “Shame!” outside her home.
  15. Is Trump Actually Going to Do Anything About Family Separation?Fear of looking “weak” has apparently paralyzed POTUS on what is becoming a true political crisis for him.
  16. Protesters Crash Kirstjen Nielsen’s Dinner at a Mexican RestaurantPublicly, she’s the face of the administration’s most heartless policy, but in the White House, she’s gaining admirers.
  17. Protesters Crash Kirstjen Nielsen’s Dinner at a Mexican RestaurantPublicly, she’s the face of the administration’s most heartless policy, but in the White House, she’s gaining admirers.
  18. John Kelly Doesn’t Care Enough to Save Trump From HimselfThe chief of staff seems indifferent to the president’s fate, and while he’d like to shield protégée Kirstjen Nielsen, he’s failed.
  19. Inside the Disastrous White House Briefing on Trump’s Child-Separation PolicyHomeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to defend the separation of families at the border, but wound up making the uproar even worse.
  20. family separation policy
    8 Infuriating Moments From the White House Briefing on Family SeparationSecretary Kirstjen Nielsen defended the Trump administration’s family-separation policy.
  21. Melania Trump, Conway Pretend Trump Can’t Immediately Stop Family SeparationsAn administration that won’t take ownership of its own policy.
  22. DHS Secretary Nielsen is Not MAGA Enough for Trump’s White HouseApparently minding her own business in 2016 makes Nielsen a member of Never Trump.
  23. the national interest
    Trump Homeland Security Secretary Not Sure If Most Norwegians Are WhiteKirstjen Nielsen has a very novel way to avoid questions about her boss’s racism.
  24. Trump Will Nominate John Kelly’s Deputy Kirstjen Nielsen to Head DHSIf confirmed, she will be just the third women in Trump’s cabinet.