Senate confirms Homeland Security deputy

THE HILL | on Tue, Apr 4, 12:42 PM

The Senate approved Elaine Duke on Tuesday to serve as the deputy secretary for the Department of Homeland Security. Senators voted 85-14 to approve Duke to serve as the No. 2 official at the department.She was expected to easily win confirmation after lawmakers allowed her to skip an initial 60-vote procedural vote that Democrats have used to slow down other Trump nominees. Sen. Ron JohnsonRon JohnsonSenate confirms Homeland Security deputy Lawmakers share photos of their dogs in honor of Na...

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