John Kelly

Trump’s Office of American Innovation must be more transparent, senators say

by • 4 years ago

Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Gary Peters call the office's goals "admirable," but say that it is "potentially a vehicle for cronyism and waste."

Chris Liddell will be the White House’s new deputy chief of staff for policy

by • 4 years ago

The news comes days after he was passed over for another role as director of the National Economic Council.

Trump taps Kelly deputy and cybersecurity expert Kirstjen Nielsen for DHS secretary

by • 5 years ago

Nielsen served at DHS chief of staff to former Secretary John Kelly until he was moved to the White House in July to be President Trump's chief of staff.

TSA issues new electronics screening procedures for domestic, international flights

by • 5 years ago

Devices larger than a cell phone will now be subject to additional airport screening on domestic and international flights.

Cybersecurity takes a quiet role in DHS secretary’s loose outline of priorities

by • 5 years ago

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly laid out the new administration’s priorities for his department Tuesday, listing cybersecurity alongside defending the nation’s borders and stopping terrorist attacks — but providing far fewer details about the online defensive mission than about the other two.

‘Assault on fundamental rights’ to demand social media passwords at border, coalition says

by • 5 years ago

Mandating certain non-citizens give up their social media passwords as a condition of entry into the country would undermine their security and privacy, a group of tech and civil liberties organizations said Monday.