Former Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) met with Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PencePence says he hopes conservative majority on Supreme Court will restrict abortion access Federal judge to hear case of Proud Boy alleged Jan. 6 rioter seeking release from jail The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Dems attempt to tie government funding, Ida relief to debt limit 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.
"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 TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump 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.