Gen. McChrystal being considered for Trump VP: report
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Retired Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal is reportedly being considered as a potential running mate for presumptive GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump's newest Russia adviser, Andrew Peek, leaves post: report Hawley expects McConnell's final impeachment resolution to give White House defense ability to motion to dismiss Trump rips New York City sea wall: 'Costly, foolish' and 'environmentally unfriendly idea' MORE, ABC News reported Sunday.

McChrystal is the second retired general reportedly being considered for the position. Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn is also speculated to be in the running as a potential vice presidential pick for Trump.


McChrystal retired from the military in 2010, after serving as the top commander in Afghanistan.

He was relieved of his position by President Obama after giving a controversial interview to Rolling Stone magazine, where he made critical comments about some top U.S. officials.

Obama said in an interview at the time that McChrystal's comments in the article did "not meet the standards that should be set by a commanding general."

"It undermines the civilian control of the military ... and it erodes the trust that is necessary for our team to work together to achieve our objectives in Afghanistan," Obama said at the time.

After the article's publication, McChrystal retired from the military and apologized for the piece.

Since then, he has taught and served on leadership boards at Yale University.