Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Donald Trump eyeing Ted Cruz for attorney general: Report
At WTIMES by S.A. Miller --
President-elect Donald Trump is considering former rival Sen. Ted Cruz for U.S. attorney general, according to reports.
Mr. Trump met Tuesday with Mr. Cruz, a Harvard Law School graduate who previously served as associate deputy attorney general at the Justice Department.
The possibility of putting Mr. Cruz in charge of the Justice Department came up as another possible pick for attorney general, former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani, has been mentioned for secretary of state, Bloomberg News first reported.
Mr. Cruz’s name also has been floated as a possible pick for Supreme Court justice.
Mr. Trump dismissed speculation about his Cabinet choices late Tuesday in a tweet: “Very organized process taking place as I decide on Cabinet and many other positions. I am the only one who knows who the finalists are!”