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Schrödinger’s DHS Secretary: Trump Official Is Both And Neither, All At Once

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Peter Gaynort testifies at a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight , Environment Subcommittee in the Rayburn Buildi... WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Peter Gaynort testifies at a hearing before the House Committee on Oversight , Environment Subcommittee in the Rayburn Building titled " FEMA's Natural Disaster Preparedness and Response Efforts During the Coronavirus Pandemic" on July 24, 2020 in Washington, DC. The hearing will examine FEMAs response effort during the Coronavirus Pandemic. (Photo by Michael A. McCoy/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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September 15, 2020 5:09 p.m.

As it’s become increasingly likely that Acting DHS Secretary Chad Wolf may not hold his position legally, the Trump administration has devised a tactic that we’ll call the “Schrödinger’s DHS Secretary” maneuver. 

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