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Trump's DHS Pick Fields DACA, Climate Questions At Hearing

Law360, New York (November 8, 2017, 11:06 PM EST) -- Kirstjen Nielsen, President Donald Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, agreed during her confirmation hearing Wednesday that there should be a permanent solution for young, unauthorized immigrants, but faced prickly questioning over her leadership experience and views on climate change.

Roughly a month after Trump nominated her, Nielsen — a former aide to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly — sat through her confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, fielding questions on terrorism, immigration and...
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