(PatriotWise.com)- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich and a former Air Force fighter pilot, Scott O’Grady, were both appointed to the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board this week. Gingrich we all know well, but O’Grady’s history is just as impressive, having evaded capture by the Serbians in 1995 after his plane was shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina.
They were among eight people appointed to the Pentagon Defense Policy Board, with historian Edward Luttwak, former commercial pilot and Air Force Reserve Major General Thomas Carter, and former Republican Congressman Randy Forbes.
Former Senator Robert Smith from New Hampshire, businessman and former Navy pilot Thomas Stewart, and former Ambassador Charles Glazer were also among those appointed in what could be the final weeks of a Trump presidency.
The news follows a purge of leading advisors last month by President Trump, in what could be preparation for an incoming Biden administration.
“The directive, which the Pentagon’s White House liaison Joshua Whitehouse sent on Wednesday afternoon, removes 11 high-profile advisors from the Defense Policy Board, including former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger.”https://t.co/4l6c2RuPA3
— Anna Kraken (@Annakhait) November 28, 2020
11 high-profile advisors, including former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, were removed from the board.
Acting Secretary of Defence Christopher Miller said that the new appointees brought extensive experience to the committee.
“These incoming members bring extensive defense and national security experience to this advisory committee from their time in Congress, the State Department, our armed forces and beyond,” he said.
“These incoming members bring extensive defense and national security experience to this advisory committee from their time in Congress, the State Department, our armed forces and beyond,” he added.
CNN recently engaged in a vicious attack against O’Grady, claiming that he promoted conspiracy theories about the 2020 presidential election. In reality, O’Grady expressed his opinion that the election was stolen, with Joe Biden only being elected because of widespread election fraud.
Video footage, data analysis, and witness testimony in the form of thousands of sworn affidavits, all support this claim. Several evidentiary hearings have been hearing in Georgia, Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin, during which President Donald Trump’s lawyers showed damning evidence that the election was stolen.
But is it any surprise that CNN would attack the Trump administration’s latest appointments?