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Trump Considering Mormon for Top Department of Defense Position

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Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, is reportedly under consideration for appointment as secretary of the Air Force in the administration of President-elect Donald J. Trump.

A number of media outlets have reported that Stewart, who in November was elected to a third term as Utah's 2nd Congressional District representative, is in the mix of people under consideration for the position within the Department of Defense.

"I'm honored to even be considered," Stewart said in a statement to the Deseret News.

Stewart, an Air Force veteran, serves on the House Appropriations Committee and the House Intelligence Committee.

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