US President Barack Obama has nominated Jeh Johnson, the Department of Defense (DOD) general counsel from 2009-2012, to be the next Department of Homeland Security (DHS) secretary. If confirmed by the Senate, Johnson will replace Janet Napolitano, who resigned from the post last month to become president of the University of California system. As head of DHS, Johnson would oversee the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP), among other ...

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