The Hill: Washington wonders: What would a Trump Pentagon look like?
With much of the Republican national security establishment shunning their party’s presidential nominee, it’s unclear who would serve in Donald Trump’s Pentagon if he won the White House.
Observers say Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.), a close Trump adviser, could be a prime candidate for Defense secretary, though he might be a better fit for a job elsewhere in the administration.
Ultimately, Trump’s potential Pentagon team would likely be like much of the rest of his campaign — unexpected and unconventional.
“Anyone who says they know who’s going to be in Trump’s Cabinet is lying,” said Alex Ward, a national security expert at the Atlantic Council. “Trump will be able to find people who agree with him, but to what end will be difficult. Finding top-tier talent will be difficult.”
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WNU Editor: Some are predicting a fight .... Donald Trump’s Coming Clash With the Military Generals (Mark Thompson, Time). My prediction if he should win the Presidency .... all the political appointees will be gone .... and everyone else will fall in line.