Jim Webb in Running for Secretary of Defense

According to the New York Times, The Trump administration is considering former Democratic Senator and Navy Secretary Jim Webb to be the next defense secretary.

Citing an unnamed official, the Times reported that Vice President Mike Pence and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney have contacted Webb. The report said a senior Defense Department official confirmed Webb's name had been circulating at the White House.

Webb, who ran unsuccessfully for the 2016 Democratic Presidential Nomination is a decorated war veteran who served in the Vietnam War. He has also written 10 books and is an Emmy award-making journalist and filmmaker.

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Julio Rivera

Julio Rivera is a small business consultant, political activist, writer and Editorial Director for Reactionary Times.  His writing, which is concentrated on politics and cybersecurity, has also been published by websites including Newsmax, The Hill, The Washington Times, LifeZette, The Washington Examiner, American Thinker, The Toronto Sun, PJ Media and many others.

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