SECRETARY OF STATE UPDATE: Trump, Romney To Meet At Trump Tower

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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President-Elect Donald Trump will meet with Mitt Romney Tuesday morning.

Republican spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters on a Monday morning conference call that the meeting is scheduled to take place at Trump Tower in New York City.

Mitt Romney (Getty Images)

Mitt Romney (Getty Images)

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Kellyanne Conway — Trump’s campaign manager — heavily criticized the idea that Romney would be selected to head Trump’s State Department, yet has received heavy backlash for her remarks.

“Kellyanne doesn’t have a job yet,” MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough stated Monday morning. “She’s angry about that. She hasn’t been offered the job she wants. She is. I can report that, and so she’s striking out.”


Sources intimately familiar with Trump’s cabinet selection process have told The Daily Caller that the former Massachusetts governor remains the favorite for secretary of state.

Donald Trump and Mike Pence (Getty Images)

Donald Trump and Mike Pence (Getty Images)

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is still being floated as a dark horse candidate for the position.

Trump is expected to make his selection this week, and Spicer told reporters Monday that the transition search is progressing “ahead of schedule.”

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