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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen leaving Trump administration amid surge of migrants on U.S.-Mexico border

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry is seen as a potential nominee to replace Nielsen.

By Josh Dawsey, Nick Miroff, Seung Min Kim and Maria Sacchetti, The Washington Post
Jan 30, 2019; Atlanta, GA, USA; Secretary of homeland security Kristjen Nielsen speaks during a Super Bowl LIII security press conference at Georgia World Congress Center. Mandatory Credit: John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports

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