Gardner Statement on Confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen to Lead the Department of Homeland Security

Washington, D.C.
 – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) today released the below statement following the Senate’s confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen to be Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.


“Kirstjen Nielsen’s expertise, years in public service, and focus on keeping Americans safe will serve her well as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security,” said Gardner. “At a time when we face many threats at home and abroad we must remain vigilant and work together to prevent future attacks. I look forward to working with Ms. Nielsen to keep Coloradans and Americans safe.”




Cory Gardner is a member of the U.S. Senate serving Colorado. He sits on the Energy & Natural Resources Committee, the Foreign Relations Committee, the Commerce, Science, & Transportation Committee, and the Budget Committee, and is the Chairman of the Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy and Subcommittee on Energy


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