Chad Wolf

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Chad Wolf
Official portrait, 2017
Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security
De facto, unlawful
In office
November 13, 2019 – January 11, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyKen Cuccinelli (acting)
Preceded byKevin McAleenan (acting)
Succeeded byPete Gaynor (acting)
1st Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans
In office
November 13, 2019 – January 20, 2021
Acting: February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJames D. Nealon (acting)
Succeeded byVacant
2nd Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Plans, Analysis, and Risk
In office
February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byBrodi Kotila
Succeeded byVacant
Chief of Staff to the United States Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
July 31, 2017 – February 8, 2019
SecretaryKirstjen Nielsen
Preceded byKirstjen Nielsen
Succeeded byMiles Taylor
Personal details
Born
Chad Fredrick Wolf

1976 (age 45–46)
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Hope Wolf
Children2
EducationCollin College
Southern Methodist University (BA)
Villanova University (GrCert)

Chad F. Wolf (born 1976) is an American government official. He was unlawfully appointed the acting Secretary of Homeland Security in 2019. Wolf also serves as Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans since November 2019. He was Chief of Staff of the Transportation Security Administration and Chief of Staff to former Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen.

On August 25, 2020 President Donald Trump announced his plans to nominate Wolf was the permanent Homeland Security Secretary.[1] However, following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol, Wolf resigned on January 11, 2021.

References[change | change source]

  1. Samuels, Brett (2020-08-25). "Trump to nominate acting DHS Secretary Wolf for Senate confirmation". The Hill. Retrieved 2020-08-25.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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