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Tag Archives: Homeland Security

Senate Confirms Deanne Criswell As First Woman To Lead FEMA

The Senate confirmed Deanne Criswell to be the next administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency by unanimous consent Thursday. Criswell is the first woman to lead FEMA since its creation in 1979. “I congratulate Deanne Criswell on her historic confirmation to lead the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency …

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DHS Issues National Terrorism Alert for Domestic Extremists

The Department of Homeland Security has issued a National Terrorism Advisory System Bulletin for concerns about “a heightened threat environment” across the United States. “Information suggests that some ideologically-motivated violent extremists with objections to the exercise of governmental authority and the presidential transition, as well as other perceived grievances fueled …

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