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originally posted by: xuenchen
If this is true, it will be one of the biggest ironies of the Trump transition so far.
According to a story that gets it from the NY Times, Trump is considering former General David Petraeus for Secretary of State !!!
David Petraeus pleaded guilty to mishandling classified materials a few years back.
This could be a planted story taking off.
Funny if real.
Trump Considers Potential Sec. of State Who Was Convicted of Mishandling Classified Info
For a candidate who made putting Hillary Clinton in jail a cornerstone of his campaign, you may be shocked to learn that President-elect Donald Trump is considering making David Petraeus our new Secretary of State. Yes, that General Petraeus who, just last year, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of mishandling classified materials. Petraeus is still in the midst of serving his two-year probationary period after paying a $100,000 fine. Despite that, according to The New York Times, he is a top contender for the SoS spot: