David Clarke has confirmed that he will not be taking a role with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) after all.

Clarke’s assistant told Washington Post on Saturday that the bombastic Milwaukee sheriff has told DHS Secretary John Kelly that he’s withdrawing himself from consideration to become an assistant secretary in the Office of Partnership and Engagement.

From WaPo:

“Late Friday, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke Jr. formally notified Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly that he had rescinded his acceptance of the agency’s offer to join DHS as an assistant secretary,” said Craig…