Posted by on September 9, 2021 8:01 pm
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Psaki Defends Administration’s Move to Oust Trump Appointees From Military Boards

White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended the Biden administration’s move to oust several Trump-era appointees from military academy boards. “We’re confident in our legal abilities here,” Psaki told CNN on Sept. 9, after several of the appointees threatened to file a lawsuit against the administration. The administration will begin the process of removing 18 appointees of former President Donald Trump who sit on the boards of the Air Force Academy, the Military Academy, and the Naval Academy, she said. Among those asked to resign were former Trump administration counselor Kellyanne Conway, former Office of Management and Budget Director Russ Vought, and former White House press secretary Sean Spicer, according to the officials, who confirmed on social media and in the press that they were being ousted. Spicer, who hosts a Newsmax program, said he would file a lawsuit against the administration over his firing. “I will not be submitting …

Originally appeared on The Epoch Times

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