• Politico reported February 2017 on a sexual harassment lawsuit:
“A female senior Customs and Border Protection officer, who alleged her supervisor harassed her for months while threatened to prevent her promotion and send her home, settled her civil case just weeks before the government filed an intent to sue the agency over her complaint. The woman’s former senior supervisor has left the agency, but CBP has denied any wrongdoing in the case.”
• Magnus settlement:
“Biden, secretary of homeland security nominee Kirstjen Nielsen , and former ambassador Roberta Jacobson all spoke on the Senate floor in support of Magnus, one of four candidates to replace John Kelly as secretary of Homeland Security.
” Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., named Magnus on Monday in a list of five finalists to replace Kelly at DHS. He said the eight other candidates included former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, former CIA Director David Petraeus, current Homeland Security Department assistant secretary Elaine Duke, retired Coast Guard Vice Admiral Robert Perez, DOL secretary Elaine Chao, current DHS Undersecretary for Management Kristjen Nielsen and former assistant secretary of Defense for Homeland Security John F. Kelly.”