The White House said Nielsen has "extensive professional experience in the areas of homeland security policy and strategy, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and emergency management".
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Deputy Chief of Staff Kirstjen Nielsen speak together as they walk across the South Lawn of the White House in August.
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Vanessa was in the hospital on bedrest when she went into labor just 29 weeks into her pregnancy with son Phoenix Robert . Vanessa was due sometime in spring 2017 and the couple expected another simple, healthy birth, but life had other plans.
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Division A: Germany, Portugal, Spain, Belgium, England , France, Switzerland, Italy, Poland, Iceland, Croatia and the Netherlands. Qualification for every tournament is always the goal, but Euro 2020 will have an added incentive.
If confirmed, Nielsen will become just the third woman in Trump's cabinet, joining Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. She was Kelly's top aide when the former four-star Marine general led the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) during the early months of the Trump administration. While two of those people cautioned that the president could always change his mind before a formal announcement, the others said the decision was slated to be announced formally Thursday.
Nielsen went to work at the White House in September, after Trump named Kelly, then DHS Secretary, as his chief of staff. "It's a little concerning that she seems to have little background in immigration security and policy, but those individual agencies are in good hands already, and there is a strong core of career managers", said Jessica Vaughan, director of policy studies at the Center for Immigration Studies, which favours more limits on immigration.
Added Frances Townsend, her boss at the White House during the Bush administration: "She is tough as nails, competent and has rightly earned the president's respect".
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Ross Cockrell entered the game when the Giants used their nickel sub-package, bumping Rodgers-Cromartie back inside. The cornerback came to the facility Wednesday and left the team without practicing. "For that, we'll suspend him".