President-Elect Trump Appoints Thomas Bossert As Assistant To The President For Homeland Security And Counterterrorism
President-elect Trump announced in a statement today that he selected Thomas Bossert to serve as Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism.
“Tom brings enormous depth and breadth of knowledge and experience to protecting the homeland to our senior White House team,” President-elect Trump said in a statement. “He has a handle on the complexity of homeland security, counterterrorism, and cybersecurity challenges. He will be an invaluable asset to our Administration.”
Bossert previously served as Deputy Homeland Security Advisor to former President George W. Bush. In addition, he has also held various other high- level government positions, according to the statement.
He graduated from George Washington University Law School and earned a Bachelor's degree from the University of Pittsburgh.
“I am looking forward to working closely with Gen. Flynn as we together help the President-elect advance the interests of the United States and its allies,” Bossert said in a statement. “Further, I also look forward to maintaining a strong, deeply respectful relationship with the governors, mayors, police and fire fighters, emergency managers, EMS professionals, and public health officials that constitute the backbone of our homeland security and our National preparedness.”
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