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Jacquelyn Martin / AP

President Trump is considering making Energy Secretary Rick Perry his new Homeland Security chief, reports Bloomberg, citing "three people familiar with the deliberations." They added that the administration is also considering others to fill the position left vacant by John Kelly, who became White House chief of staff on Monday.

Bloomberg points out that during his 2012 presidential campaign, the Texas native criticized his GOP opponents about not having "heart" when it comes to immigration. Perry also supported a bill that let undocumented children of immigrants to pay in-state tuition for college.

Perry might not even want the job. Robert Haus, director of public affairs at the energy department said that although Perry is "honored" to be mentioned, he loves his current job.

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Rep. Lou Correa tests positive for COVID-19

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Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.) announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Why it matters: Correa is the latest Democratic lawmaker to share his positive test results after last week's deadly Capitol riot. Correa did not shelter in the designated safe zone with his congressional colleagues during the siege, per a spokesperson, instead staying outside to help Capitol Police.

Far-right figure "Baked Alaska" arrested for involvement in Capitol siege

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The FBI arrested far-right media figure Tim Gionet, known as "Baked Alaska," on Saturday for his involvement in last week's Capitol riot, according to a statement of facts filed in the U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia.

The state of play: Gionet was arrested in Houston on charges related to disorderly or disruptive conduct on the Capitol grounds or in any of the Capitol buildings with the intent to impede, disrupt, or disturb the orderly conduct of a session, per AP.