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Latest Janet Napolitano Items
The U.S. Border Patrol union says Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's comments reassuring Americans that the U.S. border with Mexico is safe and open for business are "wrong and give citizens a false sense of security."
The law enforcement-based union that represents all 17,500 non-supervisory U.S. Border Patrol agents says Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano's comments this week reassuring Americans that the U.S. border is safe and open for business are "wrong and give citizens a false sense of security."
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) hoped it could avoid a public revolt over its intrusive airport security measures by dialing back operations while scrutiny was at its peak over the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays. That didn't stop more than a dozen federal lawsuits that have since been filed against the agency by airline pilots and a former governor, among others. State lawmakers also are looking for change.
The Department of Homeland Security demoted a senior career employee who confidentially complained to the agency's internal watchdog that political appointees were interfering improperly with requests for federal records by journalists and others.
A leading House Republican warned the Obama administration Thursday about demoting a federal worker who complained to her agency's internal watchdog that political appointees were interfering with records requests by journalists and others.
The United States has authorized the first evacuations of Americans out of Japan, taking a tougher stand on the deepening nuclear crisis and warning U.S. citizens to defer all nonessential travel to any part of the country as unpredictable weather and wind conditions risk spreading radioactive material.
Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry was armed with a pistol and a rifle during the December gunbattle with border bandits that cost him his life, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said in a letter last week meant to counter lingering questions about the agent's death.
The Republican congressman who has organized controversial hearings into radical Islam called Muslims "part of the mosaic" of America on Wednesday and said they shouldn't feel threatened or intimidated by his inquiry.
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told a congressional panel Wednesday that U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry and his fellow agents were not under orders to refrain from using lethal force in a December gunbattle near the Mexican border that resulted in Mr. Terry's death.