Photo: politico.com Kirsten Nielsen will head DHS

Nielsen has experience in the field of cybersecurity.

The President of the United States Donald trump as the new head of the Ministry of internal security has appointed Kirsten Nielsen. It is reported Politiсo.

It is noted that the 45-year-old Nielsen is a specialist in matters of General security, has extensive experience in the field of national security.

came to work in the administration of the President of the United States, along with General John Kelly, who was previously head of the Ministry. Prior to that, she served as Deputy Kelly.

“She has a lot of strong acquaintances”, – said the source publication, close to the White house.

Now Nielsen candidacy must be approved by the Congress.

Note that the Ministry of homeland security was created in response to the September 11, 2001. Now the Ministry has about 240 thousand employees .

As reported, the trump of September 11 extended the state of emergency in the country in connection with the terrorist attacks, the White house said.

Recall that on 11 September 2001 in the USA took the largest terrorist attack in modern history.