Homeland Security has ‘no reason to doubt’ China spy chip refutals

Amazon and Apple have an unusual ally in their attempt to shoot down Bloomberg‘s claims of Chinese hardware surveillance: the US Department of Homeland Security. The agency joined the UK’s National Cyber Security Centre in saying it had “no reason to doubt” refutals at the moment. Supply chain protection is “core” to Homeland Security’s mission, […]

Whoopi Goldberg demands Homeland Security stage Trump intervention

As pundits across the US continue their descent into rage over President Donald Trump’s “treasonous” meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, Whoopi Goldberg has called on Homeland Security to intervene. Speaking on ‘The View’ on Monday, Goldberg and her fellow presenters competed to see who could be the most enraged about Trump’s behavior at the […]

Homeland Security press secretary fired back at United and American Airlines after they told the US government not to fly children separated from their parents on their planes (AAL, UAL)

Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated Press The Department of Homeland Security’s press secretary, Tyler Houlton, criticized American Airlines, Frontier Airlines, and United Airlines on Wednesday. Earlier, the airlines had told the United States government to refrain from flying migrant children separated from their families on their aircraft. Houlton said the airlines did not understand US immigration laws […]

Protesters heckled Homeland Security secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as she sat in a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC

Alex Wong/Getty Images Protesters chanted and shouted at Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of Homeland Security, as she sat at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC, on Tuesday evening. Nielsen was apparently dining at the restaurant when protesters appeared near her table and began shouting slogans including “Shame, shame.” At Washington’s Trump Hotel another protest demonstration […]

Homeland Season 7 Finale Recap: When Things Go Wrong, You Gotta Carrie On

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Homeland recap here. Carrie and Saul’s plan to save Keane’s presidency took a sharp turn in Homeland‘s Season 7 finale… but then, it wouldn’t be a Homeland finale if everything went according to plan, would it? We pick up where we left off, with Carrie posing as […]

‘Conspiracy theory’? Homeland Security wants to track journalists & analyze media ‘sentiment’

The US Department of Homeland Security is looking to build a media monitoring database. When some reporters objected, a DHS spokesman dismissed their concerns as fodder for “black helicopter conspiracy theorists.” Service providers who want to bid for the program have until April 13 to submit a capabilities statement, according to the notice posted on […]

‘God punished me, I guess’: John Kelly riffs on his transition from Homeland Security secretary to Trump’s chief of staff

White House chief of staff John Kelly made some jokes about his role at the White House during a Department of Homeland Security event. Kelly served as secretary of the department before he moved to the West Wing. “I did something wrong and God punished me, I guess,” Kelly joked. White House chief of staff […]

Homeland Recap: She Came in Through the Bathroom Window

Need to catch up? Check out our previous Homeland recap here. This week on Homeland, both Carrie and Saul found themselves in grave danger. (Carrie’s was mostly her fault, though.) After last week’s violent tussle with a 4chan hacker, Carrie rushes straight to her therapist — the guy’s blood is still spattered on her forehead […]