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Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf resigns after the Capitol siege

Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of homeland security, has resigned, multiple outlets reported Monday. He is the third Cabinet secretary to leave the Trump administration after the president incited a deadly insurrection at the US Capitol last week that resulted in five deaths. Wolf condemned the violence in a statement […]
Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Chad Wolf resigns after the Capitol siege
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DHS employees were told not to engage in ‘partisan political activities’ 2 days after their boss appeared at the RNC for a naturalization ceremony

The Department of Homeland Security sent an email to its employees reminding them to avoid participation in partisan political events on Thursday. Acting Homeland Security chief Chad Wolf appeared at a partisan event just two days ago. Wolf oversaw a naturalization ceremony for five immigrants alongside President Donald Trump during […]
DHS employees were told not to engage in ‘partisan political activities’ 2 days after their boss appeared at the RNC for a naturalization ceremony
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Trump’s chief of staff says ‘nobody outside of the Beltway’ cares that the White House has been accused of using taxpayer money to campaign for the president

“Nobody outside of the Beltway really cares” if the Trump administration violates the Hatch Act, according to White House chief of staff Mark Meadows. The Hatch Act prohibits federal employees from engaging in certain political activities, including campaign, while working in an official capacity. The Trump administration has a history […]
Trump’s chief of staff says ‘nobody outside of the Beltway’ cares that the White House has been accused of using taxpayer money to campaign for the president
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Where are the so-called ‘constitutional conservatives’?

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Where are the so-called ‘constitutional conservatives’?
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Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon warns Trump will deploy federal agents in cities across the country: ‘What is happening in my hometown won’t stop at my hometown’

US Sen. Ron Wyden told Business Insider on Tuesday that President Donald Trump will likely deploy federal troops in liberal jurisdictions around the country. “You bet that what is happening in my hometown won’t stop at my hometown,” Wyden said. The Oregon Democrat believes Trump will likely “expand this gross […]
Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon warns Trump will deploy federal agents in cities across the country: ‘What is happening in my hometown won’t stop at my hometown’
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‘I don’t need invitations’: Homeland Security chief says he has authority to deploy more feds to shut down protests across the US

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf said his department has the authority to provide security for federal buildings in any state amid the ongoing protests. State leaders have condemned the deployment of federal agents to quell the protests, setting up a looming legal showdown over states’ rights and federal overreach. […]
‘I don’t need invitations’: Homeland Security chief says he has authority to deploy more feds to shut down protests across the US
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Trump suggests he’ll send federal agents to other major US cities, saying they have done a ‘fantastic job’ in Portland

President Donald Trump on Monday hinted at plans to send federal agents to other major US cities amid mounting criticism over their presence in Portland. Federal officers in military garb have reportedly been driving around downtown Portland in unmarked vans and detaining protesters without explanation. Democratic lawmakers and local leaders […]
Trump suggests he’ll send federal agents to other major US cities, saying they have done a ‘fantastic job’ in Portland
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Anyone can buy the same military-style gear worn by federal officers making secretive arrests in Portland

Videos filmed in Portland, Oregon, in recent days show protesters being detained and whisked into unmarked cars by what appear to be law-enforcement officers wearing military camouflage. The officers’ entire ensemble, down to their minivans, is readily available online, making it exceedingly difficult to discern legitimate authorities from provocateurs masquerading […]
Anyone can buy the same military-style gear worn by federal officers making secretive arrests in Portland
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A statistics expert slammed the Trump administration’s statements on the coronavirus as misleading, and accused him of downplaying the outbreak so he could get reelected

Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of Homeland Security fumbled his figures on the coronavirus under a grilling from Sen. John Kennedy on Tuesday, comparing its mortality rate to that of the seasonal flu. An expert on the misuse of statistics in public life told Business Insider Wolf’s characterization is completely […]
A statistics expert slammed the Trump administration’s statements on the coronavirus as misleading, and accused him of downplaying the outbreak so he could get reelected
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Trump’s acting Homeland Security chief was excoriated by a GOP senator as he stumbled over basic questions on coronavirus preparation

Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf on Tuesday stumbled over questioning from GOP Sen. John Kennedy about the Trump administration’s coronavirus response. Wolf struggled to offer Kennedy clear numbers on the expected spread of the virus, among other topics. “You’re supposed to keep us safe. And the American people deserve […]
Trump’s acting Homeland Security chief was excoriated by a GOP senator as he stumbled over basic questions on coronavirus preparation