US Secret Service director Randolph Alles’ departure stems from a personality conflict within the agency, three officials said. Photo: AP

Head of US Secret Service Randolph Alles out, hot on the heels of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen

  • No official reason given for sudden departure of former Marine general
  • Career Secret Service member James Murray to take over as director in May
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US Secret Service director Randolph Alles’ departure stems from a personality conflict within the agency, three officials said. Photo: AP
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Kirstjen Nielsen’s exit marks the end of a difficult relationship with her boss, who was said to be unhappy with her performance. File photo: Reuters

Donald Trump signals tougher immigration stance as US Homeland Security chief Kirstjen Nielsen resigns

  • Nielsen’s position had been rocky for some time, with Trump reportedly angry about her ‘weak performance’
  • In office, Nielsen had to defend several of Trump’s most controversial policies, including his increasingly eccentric demands for a border wall
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Kirstjen Nielsen’s exit marks the end of a difficult relationship with her boss, who was said to be unhappy with her performance. File photo: Reuters
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