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Powerful Dem seeks CBP probe after Facebook groups revealed

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee is calling for the Department of Homeland Security's inspector general to investigate Customs and Border Protection leadership after Facebook groups associated with the agency were found to contain vulgar and offensive posts.

Kirstjen Nielsen to testify before House committee

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen will testify before a House panel March 6, Homeland Security Chairman Bennie Thompson announced Monday, following days of back-and-forth between the Trump Cabinet member and House Democrats.

Homeland Security chair warns of subpoena for Nielsen

A tense fight between House Democrats and President Donald Trump's administration over Cabinet officials resisting testifying on Capitol Hill escalated Wednesday when the House Homeland Security chairman warned he would not hesitate to issue a subpoena for Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen to appear before his panel.