Former Acting Defense Secretary Chris Miller endorsed fellow Green Beret veteran Mike Egan on Monday for May’s special election for Texas’s Sixth Congressional District seat.
“Mike Egan has my total support,” Miller, a 5th Special Forces Group veteran and Trump’s last defense secretary, said in a statement first obtained by Breitbart News. “His military career and civilian service to President Trump makes him a standout candidate for a Congress in need of strong leaders.”
Miller, who also served as director of the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), added, “He was tested in Army Special Forces and is ready to take the same commitment and passion to support the people of Texas. The threats to our nation are growing increasingly complex. We will benefit from Mike’s wealth of knowledge and expertise.”
Egan also served as a defense official in Trump’s Pentagon, which was responsible for destroying the ISIS caliphate, taking out