Monday, November 7, 2016

Much of President Trump’s possible cabinet is revealed and there’s ONE big name missing

At Hot Air by Jazz Shaw

Let’s just start this report off by saying that any talk of prospective cabinet appointments in the next presidency are almost entirely vaporware designed to generate some headlines and keep the hoi polloi amused until we know who’s actually going to be doing the appointing. Still, some Trump staffers went on background to talk to reporters about the shortlist of names who might be getting well heeled positions if The Donald transitions to President Donald Trump. The majority of these probably won’t be terribly surprising to anyone who has followed the circus of surrogates which surrounds both campaigns.

Donald Trump’s cabinet-in-waiting is taking shape in the final days of the race, as aides eye a number of Trump loyalists for major posts should he win on Tuesday.

Among the names being considered, according to conversations with three campaign advisers who requested anonymity to speak freely: Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary

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