The president said on Twitter that Mr. McAleenan “has done an outstanding job.”
“We have worked well together with Border Crossings being way down,” the president said. “Kevin now, after many years in Government, wants to spend more time with his family and go to the private sector. Congratulations Kevin, on a job well done!”
Mr. Trump said he will announce a new acting DHS secretary next week and has many “wonderful” candidates from which to choose. Mr. McAleenan is said to have submitted a resignation letter at the White House on Friday after deciding on his own that it was time to leave.
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