Space Forced Out: Air Force Chief May Be Booted For Space Force Opposition

President Donald Trump is mulling firing Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson after the midterms due to her opposition to Space Force, a new military operation Trump wants to set up to defend space, according to a Thursday Foreign Policy report.

Trump reportedly sees Wilson as trying to undermine his plan from behind the scenes.

“Some senior officials know how to disagree with [the President] without being disagreeable to him. Heather Wilson hasn’t managed to do that,” an administration official told Foreign Policy. “Her opposition to the Space Force has grated on him and I think he permanently sees her as troublesome and ineffective now.”

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