Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Resigns

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Published on April 7, 2019 - Duration: 00:38s

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Resigns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who became best known for defending President Donald Trump’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents, said on Sunday she was leaving her position effective immediately.

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen (L) looks on in the Rose Garden after the president met with U.S. Congressional leaders about the government shutdown and border security at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 4, 2019.

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