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United States Secretary of Homeland Security

Index United States Secretary of Homeland Security

The United States Secretary of Homeland Security is the head of the United States Department of Homeland Security, the body concerned with protecting the U.S. and the safety of U.S. citizens. [1]

75 relations: Acting (law), Advice and consent, Arizona, Barack Obama, Bernard Kerik, Cabinet of the United States, CBS News, CBS News Sunday Morning, Central Intelligence Agency, Chuck Schumer, Democratic Party (United States), Donald Trump, Elaine Duke, Executive Schedule, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers, Federal Protective Service (United States), Florida, General Counsel of the Department of Defense, George W. Bush, Homeland Security Act, HuffPost, Independent politician, James Loy, Janet Napolitano, Jeh Johnson, John F. Kelly, Kirstjen Nielsen, Law enforcement, List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation, Massachusetts, Michael Chertoff, New Jersey, New York City, New York City Police Commissioner, New York City Police Department, Ohio, Opinion piece, Patriot Act, Pennsylvania, Presidency of Bill Clinton, President of the United States, President pro tempore of the United States Senate, Presidential Succession Act, Rand Beers, Raymond Kelly, Republican Party (United States), Robert Wilkie, September 11 attacks, ..., Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Tom Ridge, Transportation Security Administration, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for National Protection and Programs, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology, United States Border Patrol, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, United States Coast Guard, United States Customs Service, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, United States order of precedence, United States presidential line of succession, United States Secret Service, United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs, United States Senate, Vice President of the United States, Washington, D.C., White House Chief of Staff, 109th United States Congress. Expand index (25 more) »

Acting (law)

In law, when someone is said to be acting in a position it can mean one of three things.

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Advice and consent

Advice and consent is an English phrase frequently used in enacting formulae of bills and in other legal or constitutional contexts.

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Arizona

Arizona (Hoozdo Hahoodzo; Alĭ ṣonak) is a U.S. state in the southwestern region of the United States.

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Barack Obama

Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.

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Bernard Kerik

Bernard Bailey Kerik (born September 4, 1955) is an American former police officer, consultant and convicted felon, who served as New York City Police Commissioner from 2000 to 2001, and New York City's Correction Department Commissioner and First Deputy, overseeing the New York City jail system, from 1995 to 2000.

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Cabinet of the United States

The Cabinet of the United States is part of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States that normally acts as an advisory body to the President of the United States.

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CBS News

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.

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CBS News Sunday Morning

CBS News Sunday Morning is an American newsmagazine television program that has aired on CBS since January 28, 1979.

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Central Intelligence Agency

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is a civilian foreign intelligence service of the United States federal government, tasked with gathering, processing, and analyzing national security information from around the world, primarily through the use of human intelligence (HUMINT).

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Chuck Schumer

Charles Ellis Schumer (born November 23, 1950) is an American politician of the Democratic Party serving as the senior United States Senator from New York, a seat he was first elected to in 1998.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.

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Elaine Duke

Elaine Costanzo Duke (born June 26, 1958) is an American civil servant and former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, serving from April 10, 2017 until April 15, 2018.

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Executive Schedule

Executive Schedule is the system of salaries given to the incumbents of the highest-ranked appointed positions in the executive branch of the U.S. government.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), formerly the Bureau of Investigation (BOI), is the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States, and its principal federal law enforcement agency.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No.

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Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) serves as an interagency law enforcement training body for 91 United States government federal law enforcement agencies.

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Federal Protective Service (United States)

The Federal Protective Service (FPS) is the police division of the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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Florida

Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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General Counsel of the Department of Defense

The General Counsel of the Department of Defense is the chief legal officer of the Department of Defense (DoD), advising both the Secretary and Deputy Secretary on all legal matters and services, and providing legal advice to Office of the Secretary of Defense organizations and, as appropriate, other DOD components.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

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Homeland Security Act

The Homeland Security Act (HSA) of 2002, was introduced in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks and subsequent mailings of anthrax spores.

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HuffPost

HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.

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Independent politician

An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.

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James Loy

James Milton Loy (born August 10, 1942) is a retired United States Coast Guard admiral who served as Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security in 2005 and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) from December 4, 2003, to March 1, 2005.

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Janet Napolitano

Janet Ann Napolitano (born November 29, 1957) is an American politician, lawyer, and university administrator who served as the 21st Governor of Arizona from 2003 to 2009 and United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2009 to 2013, under President Barack Obama.

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Jeh Johnson

Jeh Charles Johnson ("Jay"; born September 11, 1957) is an American lawyer and former government official who served as the fourth United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2013 to 2017.

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John F. Kelly

John Francis Kelly (born May 11, 1950) is a retired United States Marine Corps general who is the current White House Chief of Staff for President Donald Trump, since July 31, 2017.

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Kirstjen Nielsen

Kirstjen Michele Nielsen (born May 14, 1972) is an American attorney and national security expert serving as the sixth and current United States Secretary of Homeland Security, since 2017.

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Law enforcement

Law enforcement is any system by which some members of society act in an organized manner to enforce the law by discovering, deterring, rehabilitating, or punishing people who violate the rules and norms governing that society.

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List of positions filled by presidential appointment with Senate confirmation

Under the Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution and law of the United States, certain federal positions appointed by the president of the United States require confirmation (advice and consent) of the United States Senate.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially known as the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the most populous state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Michael Chertoff

Michael Chertoff (born November 28, 1953) is an American attorney who was the second United States Secretary of Homeland Security, serving under President George W. Bush.

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York City Police Commissioner

The New York City Police Commissioner is the head of the New York City Police Department.

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New York City Police Department

The City of New York Police Department, commonly known as the NYPD, is the primary law enforcement and investigation agency within the five boroughs of New York City.

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Ohio

Ohio is a Midwestern state in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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Opinion piece

An opinion piece is an article, published in a newspaper or magazine, that mainly reflects the author's opinion about the subject.

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Patriot Act

The USA PATRIOT Act is an Act of Congress signed into law by US President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Presidency of Bill Clinton

The presidency of Bill Clinton began at noon EST on January 20, 1993, when Bill Clinton was inaugurated as 42nd President of the United States, and ended on January 20, 2001.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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President pro tempore of the United States Senate

The President pro tempore of the United States Senate (also president pro tem) is the second-highest-ranking official of the United States Senate.

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Presidential Succession Act

A Presidential Succession Act is a federal statute establishing who shall exercise the powers and duties of the office of President of the United States in the event that neither a President nor Vice President is able to do so.

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Rand Beers

Rand Beers (born November 30, 1942) is an American government official who served as Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to the President of the United States during the Barack Obama administration.

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Raymond Kelly

Raymond Walter Kelly (born September 4, 1941) was the longest serving Commissioner in the history of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) and the first person to hold the post for two non-consecutive tenures.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Robert Wilkie

Robert Leon Wilkie Jr. (born August 2, 1962) is an American lawyer and government official who currently serves as the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness.

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September 11 attacks

The September 11, 2001 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001.

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Speaker of the United States House of Representatives

The Speaker of the House is the presiding officer of the United States House of Representatives.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Tom Ridge

Thomas Joseph Ridge (born August 26, 1945) is an American politician and author who served as the Assistant to the President for Homeland Security from 2001 to 2003, and the first United States Secretary of Homeland Security from 2003 to 2005.

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Transportation Security Administration

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that has authority over the security of the traveling public in the United States.

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection

United States Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is the largest federal law enforcement agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is a law enforcement agency of the Federal government of the United States under the jurisdiction of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management

The Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Management is a high level civilian official in the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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Under Secretary of Homeland Security for National Protection and Programs

The Under Secretary of Homeland Security for National Protection and Programs is a high level civilian official in the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology

The Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology is a high level civilian official in the United States Department of Homeland Security.

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United States Border Patrol

The United States Border Patrol (USBP) is an American federal law enforcement agency.

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United States Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is a component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

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United States Coast Guard

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.

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United States Customs Service

The United States Customs Service was an agency of the U.S. federal government that collected import tariffs and performed other selected border security duties.

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United States Department of Homeland Security

The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is a cabinet department of the United States federal government with responsibilities in public security, roughly comparable to the interior or home ministries of other countries.

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United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security

The Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security is the chief operating officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security, with responsibility for managing day-to-day operations.

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United States order of precedence

The United States order of precedence lists the ceremonial order for domestic and foreign government officials (military and civilian) at diplomatic, ceremonial, and social events within the United States and abroad.

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United States presidential line of succession

The United States presidential line of succession is the order in which officials of the United States federal government discharge the powers and duties of the office of President of the United States if the incumbent president becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns, or is removed from office (by impeachment by the House of Representatives and subsequent conviction by the Senate) during their four-year term of office.

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United States Secret Service

The United States Secret Service (also USSS or Secret Service) is a federal law enforcement agency under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, charged with conducting criminal investigations and protecting the nation's leaders.

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United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs

The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs is the head of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, the department concerned with veterans' benefits, health care, and national veterans' memorials and cemeteries.

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United States Senate

The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.

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Vice President of the United States

The Vice President of the United States (informally referred to as VPOTUS, or Veep) is a constitutional officer in the legislative branch of the federal government of the United States as the President of the Senate under Article I, Section 3, Clause 4, of the United States Constitution, as well as the second highest executive branch officer, after the President of the United States.

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Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.

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White House Chief of Staff

The White House Chief of Staff has traditionally been the highest-ranking non-elected employee of the White House.

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109th United States Congress

The One Hundred Ninth United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, composed of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives, from January 3, 2005 to January 3, 2007, during the fifth and sixth years of George W. Bush's presidency.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Secretary_of_Homeland_Security

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