Pentagon Delayed Promoting Female Generals Because Trump Didn’t Like It

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The Pentagon deliberately avoided promoting woman generals because it upset Donald Trump, a new report reveals.

“Last fall, the Pentagon’s most senior leaders agreed that two top generals should be promoted to elite, four-star commands.

For then-Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper and Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the tricky part was that both of the accomplished officers were women. In 2020 America under President Trump, the two Pentagon leaders feared that any candidates other than white men for jobs mostly held by white men might run into turmoil once their nominations got to the White House.” [READ MORE]