Acting homeland security secretary Kevin McAleenan leaves post

Kevin McAleenan was the fourth person to lead the department in two years

Donald Trump said on Friday that Kevin McAleenan was stepping down as the acting secretary of homeland security.

The president said McAleenan wanted to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector.

“Congratulations Kevin, on a job well done!” Trump tweeted.

In a statement, McAleenan thanked the president “for the opportunity to serve alongside the men and women of the Department of Homeland Security”, adding that the department has “made tremendous progress mitigating the border security and humanitarian crisis we faced this year”.


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