The New York Times is reporting that State Sen. Mark Green (R-Clarksville) is under consideration by President Trump to be named Secretary of the Army.
Senior admin official confirms Mark Green is being considered for secretary of the Army.
— Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) March 15, 2017
Several sources have independently confirmed this report to The Tennessee Star.
Green is considered a front runner in the race for the Republican nomination for Governor of Tennessee in 2018.
Should he not run, there will no longer be a strongly conservative candidate in the race to challenge Randy Boyd and potential candidate Rep. Diane Black (R-TN).
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