Michael Chertoff Sworn in as Secretary of Homeland Security
Today Michael Chertoff was sworn in by Justice Sandra Day O'Connor as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The remarks by President Bush and Secretary Chertoff at the swearing-in ceremony can be found at the following link: www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/display?content=4382
In testimony presented yesterday to the House Appropriations Homeland Security Sub-Committee, Secretary Chertoff stated that as the DHS marks its two-year anniversay he will implement a program to "take a fresh, creative look at the Department itself -- including its organization, its operations and its policies." Secretary Chertoff's prepared testimony can be found at the following link: www.dhs.gov/dhspublic/display?content=4381.