Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to President-elect Trump, said Friday that the decision about who will become the next secretary of state is still wide open, and that several people are still in contention for the coveted post.
From Washington Examiner
Among the candidates still being considered are former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, former Ford and Boeing CEO Alan Mulally, Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, former Gen. David Petraeus and Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker, she told Fox News Friday morning.
“Everybody has such a different resume and they all have to have the same perspective, and they have to adhere to what will be the Trump doctrine worldwide,” she said.
Conway said Trump expects to make a decision next week.
“It’s going to come down to one man’s decision on who he’s most comfortable with and who can work with other Cabinet members,” she said.
Conway brushed aside concerns that there are too many generals in Trump’s Cabinet after Trump announced his plan to announce retired Gen. John Kelly as the leader of the Department of Homeland Security.
“I keep reading that in places as if there’s some kind of quota for tough-minded, accomplished people,” she said.
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