President Trump has reportedly decided to hire former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II in a new role coordinating immigration policy out of the Department of Homeland Security. Cuccinelli, an immigration hardliner, will report to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, but he will also regularly brief Trump at the White House, The Washington Post reports. His duties and McAleenan's will overlap. Cuccinelli was chosen over former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, after former acting Immigrations and Customs Enforcement chief Tom Homan turned Trump down. Kobach had reportedly sent the White House a list of 10 demands before he would take the job.
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