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    Trump Narrows Down US Secretary of State Choice to Four Candidates

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    US President-elect Donald Trump is considering four people for the position of secretary of state, Trump transition team spokesperson Sean Spicer said on Wednesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Two of the candidates are former Massachusetts Governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, according to the transition team.

    "The Secretary of State position has been narrowed down to four potential candidates," Spicer told reporters in a phone call.

    Spicer would not reveal the names of the other two candidates.

    Transition spokesperson Jason Miller added that Trump is looking for a candidate who will represent the United States well on the world stage and who has a serious world view.

    According to media reports, Trump is also considering former General David Petraeus and Senator Bob Corker for the US top diplomat position.


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      I don't know about Corker, but the other three have always impressed me as 'ne'er do wells". I thought we elected on the basis of their capacity to "drain the swamp". If these three guys are any indication of a real stink, why do I get the impression that, sooner or later, one of them might be spewed out on my kitchen floor while I am listening to what the news is that is suppose to matter?
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      I don't really liked any of the choices....Trump should just be his own SoS lol.
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