US President-elect seeks candidates for Secretary of State

(VOVworld) - President-elect Donald Trump met Monday with former General David Petraeus and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker, and Tuesday with Mitt Romney, who are his top candidates for the post of US Secretary of State.  

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President-elect Donald Trump and Mitt Romney shake hands as Romney leaves Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in Bedminster, N.J., Nov. 19, 2016. (photo: abcnews)

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