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Senators downplay impact of Bossert departure on homeland security legislative agenda

April 10, 2018 |
Rick Weber
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The legislative impact of White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert's surprise resignation today is being downplayed by senators from both parties as the chamber is poised to take up first-time reauthorization legislation for the Department of Homeland Security, which includes a number of cybersecurity provisions.

Bossert's departure also comes as the White House faces several deadlines under President Trump's cybersecurity executive order, including emerging strategies for international cyber deterrence and defending against automated threats.

“It shouldn't affect the schedule”...


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