Most likely this is great for gun rights. Just about every Marine I know is solidly in favor of widespread citizen carry. Soon we will have a voice at the cabinet level for the viewpoint expressed a few years ago by Interpol’s chief that armed citizens may be the only way to harden soft targets.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to head Homeland Security is a blunt-talking retired Marine general who would become part of a small but influential team of former military officers with powerful influence over security policy in the next administration.
Source: Trump picks retired combat leader for Homeland Security