DHS Nominee Vows To Tackle Leadership Vacancies

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 7:49 PM EST) -- Jeh Johnson, President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the Department of Homeland Security, told the Senate on Wednesday that his number one priority will be filling vacant senior positions as part of a broader effort to shore up the department's management, accounting and acquisition practices.

Johnson, a former Department of Defense general counsel and a recent partner at Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP, faced questions from the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, which probed his views on management, cybersecurity, privacy, grants, acquisitions...
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