- Homeland Security Staff Want Biden To Oust Watchdog, A Trump Pick NPR 13:51
Joseph Cuffari, the Trump-appointed leader of the Department of Homeland Security’s watchdog agency, has been in office for three years. During that tenure, the majority of lawyers in the Office of Counsel have left. The pattern has hurt the attorneys’ abilities to to conduct their oversight work. Now, some staffers have called on President Biden, who previously criticized Trump’s dismissal of agency watchdogs, to fire Cuffari.