The Trump administration on Friday announced it was appointing retired University of Georgia football star Herschel Walker to a two-year post on a plum presidential council.
The White House said Walker, former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera and beach volleyball gold medalist Misty May-Treanor would serve as co-chairs of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition.
In addition to the co-chairs, the White House released a list of new members for the council, including Dr. Oz (Mehmet Oz), Bill Belichick and “The Incredible Hulk” actor Lou Ferrigno.
The 62-year-old council creates and promotes programs designed to motivate Americans to “adopt a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition,” according to its website.
Read more about Hershel Walker’s appointment on the Political Insider Blog
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