Rumored Trump Cabinet Appointee Kris Kobach Photographed With His Homeland Security Plan Exposed For All to See
Kris Kobach — the Kansas Secretary of State who has been mentioned as President-elect Donald Trump‘s possible pick to lead the Department of Homeland Security — was photographed entering a meeting with Trump on Sunday with his plans for Homeland Security visable for all to see.
Associated Press photographer Carolyn Kaster took the shot, with the Topeka Capital Journal first reporting the document’s contents:
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The first section of the document, titled “Bar the Entry of Potential Terrorists,” proposes “extreme vetting questions for high-risk aliens.” It also calls for no Syrian refugees to be allowed to enter the US.
Kobach has come under fire for both the document’s contents, and the fact that it was so easily visible. Ibrahim Hooper, a spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations, told the Capital Journal that he was “alarmed” by the “inquisition-style questions” suggested by Kobach.
And Kansas State Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley (D-Topeka) added:
“That’s the height of irony if he’s wanting a job in Homeland Security and you’re able to see in a photograph what should be confidential information,” Hensley said.
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