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Sun Apr 7, 2019, 06:41 PM

Trump says DHS Secretary Nielsen leaving [View all]

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Source: CNN

By Priscilla Alvarez, Jake Tapper, Jim Acosta and Jeremy Diamond, CNN

Updated 6:24 PM ET, Sun April 7, 2019

(CNN)Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security who has become a face of President Donald Trump's hardline immigration push, is leaving the administration, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Sunday afternoon.

"Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service," Trump said on Twitter.

"I am pleased to announce that Kevin McAleenan, the current U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner, will become Acting Secretary for @DHSgov. I have confidence that Kevin will do a great job!" Trump continued.

Senior administration officials told CNN that Nielsen had a 5 p.m. meeting at the White House with Trump where she was planning to discuss with him the immigration and border issues and a path forward. She had no intention of resigning, according to one of the sources, but rather was going there with an agenda.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2019/04/07/politics/kirstjen-nielsen-homeland-security/index.html

Caught this live - everybody on CNN shocked!

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