Utah congressman under consideration to head Air Force

Posted at 5:45 PM, Dec 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-23 19:45:51-05

SALT LAKE CITY — Representative Chris Stewart is being considered to serve as Secretary of the Air Force under the Trump administration.

“I’m honored to even be considered,” Rep. Stewart said in a statement sent to FOX 13.

The Secretary of the Air Force is a civilian, appointed by the president, and reports to the Secretary of Defense.