Chad Wolf

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Chad Wolf
Chad Wolf official portrait 2017.jpg
United States Secretary of Homeland Security
Acting
In office
November 13, 2019 – January 11, 2021
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyKen Cuccinelli (acting)
Preceded byJohn Nollan(acting)
Succeeded byPete Gaynor (acting)
Alejandro Mayorkas (nominee)
Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Policy, and Plans
Assumed office
November 13, 2019
Acting: February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byJames D. Nealon (acting)
Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Strategy, Plans, Analysis, and Risk
In office
February 8, 2019 – November 13, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
Preceded byBrodi Kotila (acting)
Succeeded byTBD
Personal details
Born1976 (age 44–45)[1]
Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
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.[2] However, following the 2021 storming of the United States Capitol, Wolf resigned on January 11, 2021.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Chad Wolf to take over at DHS, but Senate needs to confirm him for different job first". Washington Post.
  2. Samuels, Brett (2020-08-25). "Trump to nominate acting DHS Secretary Wolf for Senate confirmation". The Hill. Retrieved 2020-08-25.

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