Conservatives raised concerns that Jeh Johnson lacked the experience and knowledge to adequately secure the borders. These concerns were validated in the summer of 2014 wave of illegal immigration after Mr. Johnson’s confirmation. Throughout the confirmation process, Mr. Johnson dodged questions on immigration policy. The Senate confirmed Johnson’s nomination on December 16, 2013 by a roll call vote of 78-16.
To see how your elected officials stack up or other votes that comprise the Liberty Score, view our full scorecard here.
Conservative position: NO