Trump names choice for Army secretary

By Courtney McBride / April 7, 2017 at 5:13 PM
The White House on April 7 announced the president's intent to nominate Mark Green to serve as Army secretary. The announcement marks a second attempt to fill the service's top civilian post, following an early misstep. President Trump's first nominee for Army secretary, billionaire Vincent Viola, withdrew from consideration before confirmation proceedings could begin in the Senate, citing the difficulty of disentangling himself from business obligations. The presidential transition team announced Trump's plan to nominate Viola in December, only to...

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