Jeryl Bier
The Weekly Standard
March 13, 2014

Napolitano was the Secretary of Homeland Security until 2013.
Napolitano was the Secretary of Homeland Security until 2013.

As sequestration bore down in February 2013, the threat of furloughs for thousands of government workers was a common refrain from those warning of the dire effects of the across the board budget cuts.

Janet Napolitano, then-head of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), told Rep. Bennie Thompson in a letter that sequestration could force her department to idle law enforcement personnel for up to 14 days.

As it turned out, DHS did not furlough any personnel, but rather relied on cuts to other areas and shifting funds from other budgets to cover salaries.

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