Friday, July 12, 2019

Is Acting SHS Kevin McAleenan Being Investigated for Leaking Confidential Info

Image result for kevin mcaleenan homeland securityThe acting Secretary of Homeland Security, Kevin McAleenan, is being investigated for leaking ICE operations to the media. The Washington Examiner reports:

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan is at the center of a federal investigation into the leak of confidential government information in late June that forced Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to call off a nationwide operation, three senior administration officials told the Washington Examiner.

Following the publishing of sensitive leaked law enforcement information on June 21, then-acting ICE Director Mark Morgan’s team followed department protocol and reported the incident to the ICE Joint Intake Center so they could investigate. JIC is an agency office that handles internal investigations of personnel misconduct, sexual abuse, staff neglect, or violations of responsibilities that may have contributed to such incidents. Read More: 1600 Daily