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WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator John Boozman (R-AR), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriations Subcommittee on Homeland Security, released the following statement after meeting with President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Kirstjen Nielsen:

“Ensuring Americans are safe at home is one of the federal government’s most important responsibilities. I appreciate Ms. Nielsen’s willingness to accept this call to serve our nation in an extremely challenging capacity. Given her experience, she is a worthy candidate for this role. If confirmed, I look forward to working closely with Ms. Nielsen and her team to ensure that Congress is giving DHS all the support it needs.”