DHS acting secretary departure prompts questions about Trump admin’s replacements
November 1, 2019 9:29 am
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The resignation of Kevin McAleenan has acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security has brought up the question of acting officials and the Federal Vacancies Reform Act. The law places restrictions on how a president can fill openings temporarily. The Trump administration might be running afoul of that law. Attorney Debra D’Agostino of the Federal Practice Group joined Federal Drive with Tom Temin for an analysis.