You may know Pete Hegseth from his work on FOX and Friends. He is an excellent host and also a veteran. You may soon see him working as the head of the Veterans Affairs Department. Trump is reportedly considering him for the position.
Townhall has the scoop:
Sources: Trump Wants Army Veteran Pete Hegseth to Replace VA Secretary Shulkin
President Donald Trump is expected to fire VA Secretary David Shulkin and is strongly considering replacing him with U.S. Army Veteran Pete Hegseth, according to three sources who spoke to Townhall under the condition of anonymity. It has been rumored former Texas Governor Rick Perry is also on the list for the job.
It has been widely reported President Trump called Hegseth on Monday during a meeting with Shulkin in the Oval Office to go over options for reform. According to Axios, Trump specifically asked Hegseth to analyze new VA legislation while Shulkin listened in on speaker phone.
Since Shulkin took over, the VA has continued to be riddled with scandal and a number of reports show veterans are still dying as a result of bad care. The Secretary has also come under fire for lavish taxpayer spending on personal trips.
Pete would be a great choice. We’re rooting for him!