Yet another Department of Homeland Security official is leaving the Trump administration.
President Trump is removing U.S. Secret Service Director Randolph Alles, CNN reported on Monday. Alles has reportedly been asked to leave his position, although he remains in it for now, after Trump instructed Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney to fire him.
This comes one day after Trump announced the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who was reportedly pressured to leave the administration. A senior administration official told CNN there is a "near-systematic purge happening at the nation's second-largest national security agency," with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Francis Cissna and DHS Office of the General Counsel's John Mitnick also expected to be on their way out. CNN had previously reported that Senior Adviser Stephen Miller was eying more Department of Homeland Security firings.