Allen West meets Pence, Flynn at Trump Tower

Allen West meets Pence, Flynn at Trump Tower
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Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) met with Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePhiladelphia mayor: Trump would 'go to hell' if he had to go back to where he came from Google official denies allegations of ties to China Trump says migrant detention centers are 'not concentration camps' MORE and several other members of the incoming national security team to discuss ways the former Army lieutenant colonel may be able to “continue to serve” his country. 

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"Nothing was offered. I mean, they know my reputation very well,” West told pool reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower following the meeting.

“I'm just a simple soldier and I'm the third of four generations that served this country going back to my father in World War II, and we still have a relative of ours that is continuing to serve in the Army now,” he added. 

West said he also met with retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, whom President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpPompeo changes staff for Russia meeting after concerns raised about top negotiator's ties: report House unravels with rise of 'Les Enfants Terrible' Ben Carson: Trump is not a racist and his comments were not racist MORE has picked to be his national security adviser, and K.T. McFarland, Trump’s choice for deputy national security adviser.

When asked his thoughts on Trump’s choices for secretary of State, a list that includes  former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, among others, West said the president-elect should choose who he wants.

“I'm just considering how I can best serve this country and through this administration,” he said.