New Homeland Security chief could be a temp

“Chad Wolf will serve as acting secretary in the interim,” Gidley said, declining to answer questions about who would be nominated in a permanent role” writes Shannon Pettypiece for President Donald Trump, who confirmed Friday afternoon that he was naming Chad Wolf as acting secretary of Homeland Security, doesn’t plan to nominate him to fill the position permanently, a person directly involved in the process told NBC News.NBC News was the first news organization to report that Wolf was in the running to lead the department responsible for immigration enforcement, transportation security, coastal security and anti-terror strategy.The current acting secretary, Kevin McAleenan, was set to step down Friday, but by evening, White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley told reporters McAleenan will stay on through Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.

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