DHS watchdog will not investigate Wolf and Cuccinelli appointments, says courts will have to decide
The Department of Homeland Security inspector general declined to investigate whether acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and his deputy Ken Cuccinelli are serving in their roles lawfully, saying its efforts on the issue would be "pointless."
Trump Administration Defends Homeland Security Leadership
A nonpartisan congressional watchdog's finding that the two top officials at the Department of Homeland Security are legally ineligible to hold their posts is “erroneous” and should be withdrawn, a Trump administration official said Monday.
Schumer calls for Wolf, Cuccinelli to step down after watchdog says their appointments violate law
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is calling for acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf and acting Deputy Secretary Ken Cuccinelli to step down after a government watchdog found that their appointments violated federal law.&nbs
Watchdog: Homeland Security Officials Were Wrongly Appointed
The two most senior officials in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security were improperly appointed to the posts under federal law by the Trump administration, a nonpartisan congressional watchdog said Friday.
Top DHS officials Wolf and Cuccinelli are not legally eligible to serve in their current roles, GAO finds
The U.S. Government Accountability Office found that Department of Homeland Security acting secretary Chad Wolf and Ken Cuccinelli, effectively the agency's second-in-command, are serving under an "invalid order of succession." The GAO said it was referring the matter to DHS's inspector general for further review.