Kris Kobach will head the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity, which was formed after President Trump signed an executive order calling for an investigation into alleged voter fraud in the American electoral system
Groups that want President-elect Donald Trump to rein in illegal immigration in the United States are lobbying for him to create a new position: immigration czar. The proposal would put one person in charge of an issue that impacts a dozen departments and agencies, including the departments of Homeland Security, State, Justice, Labor, Housing and Health and Human Services. Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/white-house/article124270269.html#storylink=cpy
Kris Kobach, the man thought to be among Donald Trump's candidates to lead the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has long been seen on the right as a champion of the rule of law, and on the left as a crusader for racist policies.
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach -- a far-right Republican known for championing anti-immigration measures and voting restrictions -- was photographed with President-elect Donald Trump Sunday holding Kobach's "strategic plan" for the Department of Homeland Security, the Topeka-Capital Journal reported. The plan appears from the photograph to include some of Kobach's most extreme anti-immigration proposals and even alludes to election law, another area where the secretary of state is known for taking hard right positions.