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No word on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke's Homeland Security appointment

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Posted at 9:42 PM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-17 10:36:56-04

A month has passed since Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announced he would be leaving office for a job in President Donald Trump’s administration, and nothing has changed.

Clarke said he’d be making the move sometime in June, but so far the Department of Homeland Security has not confirmed Clarke’s appointment.

Also, the governor’s office told us Friday it hasn’t received Clarke’s letter of resignation.

Clarke made the announcement on a talk radio show in Milwaukee on May 17 that he would be joining DHS, and was reportedly asked to join the administration a while ago.

Since election day Clarke’s name has been floated for a number of possible positions, including FBI director after James Comey was fired.