Johnson Statement on President Trump’s Selection of Kirstjen Nielsen for Department of Homeland Security Secretary

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, released the following statement regarding President Donald Trump’s selection of Kirstjen Nielsen to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.

“Ms. Nielsen’s long history of service with the Department, her cybersecurity experience and her tenure serving with General John Kelly would serve her well as the next Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. I look forward to working closely with the Administration and Ranking Member McCaskill to expedite the consideration of Ms. Nielsen’s nomination and help make America safer and more secure.”