After much speculation, Donald Trump officially appointed former WWE CEO Linda McMahon to be the head of the U.S. government’s Small Business Administration.
In a statement to CNN, Trump said that Linda is one of the country’s top female executives and credited her with helping WWE grow from a 13-person company to an 800-employee global enterprise.
The wrestling world reacted to the news this week, with everyone from The McMahons to Curtis Axel taking to Twitter to comment.
So proud of my Mom @Linda_McMahon for her appointment to lead the SBA. #GoMom
— Shane McMahon (@shanemcmahon) December 7, 2016
Congrats @Linda_McMahon on your nomination. I’m very proud and know you’ll do an excellent job. #SBA
— Vince McMahon (@VinceMcMahon) December 7, 2016
Congratulations Mom, I am so proud of you! President-Elect @realDonaldTrump made an excellent choice for the head of @SBAgov! https://t.co/2wUPw3ctWl
— Stephanie McMahon (@StephMcMahon) December 7, 2016
Great choice by @realDonaldTrump by picking @Linda_McMahon to help small business. https://t.co/uqiB0Yjqso
— John Layfield (@JCLayfield) December 7, 2016
Congrats @Linda_McMahon on your nomination!!! You'll do great! #SBA
— Dustin Rhodes (@Goldust) December 7, 2016
Congrats to @Linda_McMahon on being chosen to lead the #SBA! I know she'll provide the same insight and dedication that helped build @WWE.
— Triple H (@TripleH) December 7, 2016
Congrats @Linda_McMahon! #SBA @WWE
— Curtis Axel (@RealCurtisAxel) December 8, 2016
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