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How Homeland Security plans to counter "foreign adversaries"

Nielsen at the podium in the briefing room
Secretary Nielsen. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen today will outline her priorities for the first time — including protecting election security and countering foreign meddling — during a House Appropriations Committee hearing.

The details: Nielsen's agenda, resonant with the Trump administration's "America First" theme, including keeping "foreign adversaries from stealing our trade secrets, technology, and innovation."