Trump Looks Closely at Romney for State & Mattis for Defense, aka the Republican Professionals. @Larry_Kudlow, CNBC. @WhalenHoover, @HooverInst

Nov 23, 2016, 04:00 AM

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Trump Looks Closely at Romney for State & Mattis for Defense, aka the Republican Professionals. @Larry_Kudlow, CNBC. @WhalenHoover, @HooverInst

“…The next U.S. president is also likely to name retired Marine Gen. James Mattis to serve as secretary of defense in his administration, and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is the leading candidate to be the next ambassador to the United Nations, the people said. And former presidential rival Ben Carson has been asked to consider leading the Department of Housing and Urban Development, according to Carson spokesman Armstrong Williams. Delaying Mr. Trump’s decision about secretary of state is an internal tug of war between supporters of Mr. Romney, and those urging the selection of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. A third group is pressing the president-elect to keep searching for candidates.

The New York businessman views Mr. Romney as the prototypical choice to be the nation’s top diplomat, and a group of advisers inside the transition are pushing him to select the 2012 Republican presidential nominee. Two people said Mr. Trump is inclined to select Mr. Romney….”

http://www.wsj.com/articles/mitt-romney-leads-donald-trumps-picks-for-secretary-of-state-1479846765