“Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf is stepping down from his position, just nine days before President Trump leaves office.
He is the latest Cabinet official to leave the Trump administration following deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol last week. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos both announced plans to step down last week.
Wolf’s exit comes amid growing concerns about potential security threats surrounding President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration.
Wolf’s resignation will be effective at the end of the day on Monday, a senior Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official confirmed to The Hill. Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Pete Gaynor will step in as acting DHS secretary for the remainder of Trump’s presidency, the official said…” Read the full article here.
Source: Acting DHS chief Chad Wolf stepping down – By Morgan Chalfant, January 11, 2021. The Hill.