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Black Caucus wants Sheila Jackson Lee to lead Homeland Security

Via the Washington Times:

Just two weeks after Janet Napolitano announced her resignation as Secretary of Homeland Security, the Congressional Black Caucus has suggested Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Houston fill her spot.

A letter dated July 25 and signed by Rep. Marcia Fudge, Ohio Democrat and caucus chairwoman, urges President Obama to consider Miss Jackson Lee for the position, calling the Democrat a “voice of reason” that the agency could stand to gain, the Houston Chronicle reported.

“Representative Jackson Lee would serve as an effective DHS Secretary because she understands the importance of increasing border security and maintaining homeland security,” the letter reads.

By her own admission, Lee would bring a unique perspective to the job, being a "freed slave" and all...

With a commanding understanding of geo-politics and international borders, like the one dividing "North and South Vietnam" today:

As head of the Department of Homeland Security, she'd also get  a bigger platform to push her own progressive agenda, including strict restrictions on guns:

One last thing…
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