Kevin McAleenan

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Kevin McAleenan
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Acting United States Secretary of Homeland Security
In office
April 11, 2019 – November 13, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyDavid Pekoske (acting)
Preceded byKirstjen Nielsen
Succeeded byChad Wolf (acting)
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Assumed office
January 20, 2017
Acting: January 20, 2017 – March 20, 2018
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyRandolph Alles (acting)
Ron Vitiello
Robert Perez (acting)
Preceded byGil Kerlikowske
Personal details
Born (1971-09-05) September 5, 1971 (age 48)
Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.
EducationAmherst College (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
AwardsService to America Award (2005)
Presidential Rank Award (2015)

Kevin K. McAleenan (born September 5, 1971[1]) is an American attorney and former government official who served as the Acting Secretary of Homeland Security from April 2019 through November 2019.

McAleenan resigned on October 11, 2019, with Trump stating that McAleenan wanted to "spend more time with his family and go to the private sector."[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Matt Bewig (January 14, 2018). "Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Who Is Kevin McAleenan?". AllGov.
  2. Tapper, Jake (October 11, 2019). "Kevin McAleenan resigns as acting homeland security secretary". CNN. Retrieved October 11, 2019.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gil Kerlikowske
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Acting: 2017–2018
Preceded by
Kirstjen Nielsen
United States Secretary of Homeland Security