Gov’t watchdog says Cuccinelli not qualified for current White House job

Gov’t watchdog says Cuccinelli not qualified for current White House job
In this Aug. 12, 2019 file photo, acting director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Ken Cuccinelli speaks during a briefing at the White House in Washington. (Source: AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WVIR) - A government watchdog says that former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli is not legally qualified to hold his current position with the Department of Homeland Security.

Cuccinelli is a senior official performing the duties of Deputy Secretary for the Trump administration.

The Government Accountability Office says it is referring its conclusion to the Department of Homeland Security’s Inspector General.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Cuccinelli should resign from his position. DHC dismissed the report as mistaken.

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