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TSA Administrator expected to temporarily fill No. 2 role at Homeland Security

Washington (CNN)Transportation Security Administration Administrator David Pekoske is expected to be named acting deputy secretary at the Department of Homeland Security, according to two administration officials. On Tuesday night, outgoing Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen announced the imminent resignation of Claire Grady, the acting deputy of Homeland Security, paving the way for President Donald Trump's pick of Kevin McAleenan to lead the department in an acting capacity. Following Nielsen's forced resignation Sunday night, Grady was statutorily next in line to become acting secretary."Acting Deputy Secretary Claire Grady has offered the President her resignation, effective tomorrow. For the last two years, Claire has served @DHSgov w excelle ...