More heads of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) leave the Trump administration, two senior administration officials said on Monday, increasing the vacuum of leadership in the DHS, as Washington faces dismissal
US Director of Secret Service Randolph Tex has just been released on Monday and US Citizenship and Immigration Director Lee Cissna, DHS Assistant Secretary Claire Grady and DHS General Advisor John Mitnick, also leave the administration. The bureaucracy is part of the system-wide cleaning of the DHS top management, as Truman's Senior Advisor Stephen Miller, who tries to review policies and personnel associated with immigration. Major repairs to the DHS leadership a few weeks ago. The message was received byon March 30, a law enforcement official told CBS News. The White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders confirmed in her statement that Alles will leave "soon" and James M. Murray, a member of the secret service for the car, will take over in May. One source of secret service called Murray a "good choice."
"Director of the United States Secret Services Randolph" Tex "Alls has spent a lot of work in the agency for the past two years and the President is grateful for his more than 40 years of service in the country," Sanders said. "Mr. Elles will leave soon and President Trump chose James M. Murray, a member of the USSS Cards, to take over the post of director since May. "" I'm very proud of the Secret Service. Agents are very professional, so glad that he could serve. They serve the nation well. "
in December when the president wanted to oust Nielsen. The president should have placed Grady headed by DHS, considering that she was the highest official approved in the Senate.
A source from the Internal Security Committee said that Benny Thompson, head of responsibility for controlling the DHS, did not receive any head of departure. It is unclear whether the White House chaired the Senate Committee on Homeland Security Ron Johnson, a Republican which one and was not the head.
These rides also came when Mr Trump announced last week that he wants to go in a "harder" direction than his first choice for immigration and customs control, Tom Vitiello
Trump repeatedly expressed his disappointment with the flow of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border and the inability of his senior officials to correct this issue. In recent days, he threatened to close the border or at least a large part of it if he did not get what he wants.
Arden Farhi and Kathryn Watson contributed to this report.