DONALD TRUMP Picks General John Kelly to Lead Homeland Security
President-elect Donald Trump picked retired General John Kelly as director of Homeland Security on Tuesday.
CBS News broke the story Wednesday.
JUST IN: Trump to pick General John Kelly to lead Department of Homeland Security – source. https://t.co/3EbDwFHyPX
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CBS News reported:
Donald Trump is tapping Gen. John Kelly to run the Department of Homeland Security, CBS News confirms.
The final request and acceptance, sources told CBS’ Major Garrett, occurred while Kelly was traveling in Europe. His pick for DHS secretary will be announced by the transition staff in the coming days.
Kelly is the third general tapped by the president-elect, joining Gen. James Mattis, Mr. Trump’s pick to become the next secretary of Defense, and Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Mr. Trump’s incoming national security advisor.