Senate Democrats are demanding the Department of Homeland Security hand over information on President TrumpDonald TrumpYoungkin ad features mother who pushed to have 'Beloved' banned from son's curriculum White House rejects latest Trump claim of executive privilege Democrats say GOP lawmakers implicated in Jan. 6 should be expelled MORE's long-stalled nominee to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
Democrats sent a letter to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenFar-left bullies resort to harassing, shaming Kyrsten Sinema — it won't work Ex-Trump official: 'No. 1 national security threat I've ever seen' is GOP Left-leaning group to track which companies hire former top Trump aides MORE asking for any documentation tied to Tom Homan's nomination to be the director of ICE "so that the Senate can consider Mr. Homan’s nomination without further delay."
"[It] raises serious questions about the legality of Mr. Homan’s actions as the acting head of ICE," they added.
"Senate Democrats should be sending Tom Homan a thank you letter for all that he and ICE have done to protect the safety of our communities across the country," DHS spokesman Tyler Houlton said in a statement.
Though Homan has functionally led the agency, his position is "deputy director and senior official performing the duties of the director," which, according to DHS, means his nomination complies with the Federal Vacancies Reform Act.