Sen. Mark Green launches bid for governor, hires Trump's state director. (Des Moines Register, 1/5/2017)
Lead sponsor of "right to discriminate" bill in Tennessee State Senate.
LGBT advocates bridle at Trump's choice to lead Army. (USA Today, 4/10/2017)
Green, 52, is a physician and West Point graduate who is popular among many Tea Party-aligned Republicans. He was deployed three times overseas during his military service and was an Army medic for a special operations team that captured Saddam Hussein. Green wrote a book about the experience.