White House considering Sheriff Clarke for Homeland Security position

The position doesn't require a Senate confirmation
Posted at 2:58 PM, Apr 28, 2017

President Donald Trump’s administration is reportedly considering Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke for a position at the Department of Homeland Security.

POLITICO reported Friday that Clarke is up for an appointment as the assistant secretary at DHS’ Office of Partnership and Engagement, which coordinates the department’s communication with state and local law enforcement. It does not require a Senate confirmation.

Clarke, a staunch supporter of the president, has been rumored to be considered for a job with the Trump administration.

Clarke is currently under scrutiny back in Wisconsin amid an inquest into the death of an inmate in the Milwaukee County jail, who died of dehydration after the water was shut off in his cell for seven days.

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