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Trump names Bossert for counterterrorism post

Thomas Bossert currently runs a homeland and national security consulting business. (Source: Raycom Media) Thomas Bossert currently runs a homeland and national security consulting business. (Source: Raycom Media)

(RNN) – Donald Trump announced Tuesday that he will appoint Thomas P. Bossert to serve as Homeland Security and Counterterrorism secretary.

The position includes overseeing policy matters of counterterrorism and cybersecurity.

Since 2009, he has run his own homeland and national security consulting business, and is a cyber fellow at the Atlantic Council, which is a think tank founded that examines international issues.

Bossert previously served as deputy Homeland Security Adviser to President George W. Bush. He has also worked at the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Small Business Administration, the Office of the Independent Counsel and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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