Monday, November 28, 2016

Retired General David Petraeus To Be U.S. Secretary of State?

Bloomberg: Trump to Meet Petraeus as Secretary of State Fight Continues

* Meeting comes after outcry among Trump aides over Mitt Romney
* Petraeus shared classified information in extramarital affair

President-elect Donald Trump is considering retired General David Petraeus to be secretary of state and plans to meet with the former CIA director Monday in New York, according to a senior official with the transition.

The celebrated four-star general, who left government under a cloud for sharing classified documents during an extramarital affair, is sitting down with the president-elect amid infighting among Trump’s advisers about who to pick for the post. The possibility that Trump might instead tap former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, who is scheduled to meet with the president-elect again Tuesday, has fueled an extraordinary public lobbying campaign against him.

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Update: Trump to meet with David Petraeus as he mulls secretary of state pick (CBS)

WNU Editor: I just do not see Retired General David Petraeus i teh Trump administration. It also looks like President-elect Trump is meeting Mitt Romney again .... Trump to meet with Petraeus, Romney as secretary of state battle heats up (Washington Post).

1 comment:

Aizino Smith said...

Better Romney than Petraeus.