Barack Obama

White House Approached Governator for Cabinet

Schwarzenegger considered in 2011 after leaving office.


Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is getting back into the movie business with a lineup of six film projects–but at one point, things might have gone a very different way.

Mr. Schwarzenegger was approached by White House officials about a cabinet position around the time he left office in January 2011, according to people familiar with the matter.