- The Washington Times - Monday, January 30, 2017

President Trump picked a little-known bureaucrat Monday with a long history in government management to be his deputy secretary at Homeland Security, disappointing immigration crackdown advocates who’d been anticipating a more prominent figure.

Mr. Trump tapped Elaine Duke, a former undersecretary of management at the department, who spent years managing the budgets and procurement for the sprawling Homeland Security enterprise.

She served as undersecretary under both President George W. Bush and President Obama.

• Stephen Dinan can be reached at sdinan@washingtontimes.com.

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