Transcript for President-Elect Trump Announces 2 New Top Staffers
As president elect Donald Trump moves forward with his cabinet picks there is an internal struggle for secretary of state. With trump advise are split over Mitt Romney or Rudy Giuliani the mayor and secretary and drug loyalists are advocating for the former New York City mayor and there is concern that with potential conflicts of interest from his porn business entanglements. He could face a difficult confirmation. By contrast Mitt Romney would send a signal to the world as more moderate diplomat Donald Trump is a phony. But he was one of mr. Trump's harshest critics during the campaign is is that guys you remember. Called Donald trop I. Following a fraud and con and senior advisor Kellyanne Conway tweeted some trump loyalist warn against Romney as secretary of state. As were secretary of defense general Damascus is considered a top contender is. Other major posts awaiting appointment treasury homeland security and veterans affairs meanwhile the transition team announced to staff level appointment but said no cabinet appointments would be made before Monday. And on a very different note former Green Party candidate Jill Stein has raised 3.5 million dollars for recounts in key states. What we hear us today. Is that there's enough peripheral evidence. Toward. That our system should be investigated. It's just not about the outcome. It's about the process her campaign officially filed for Wisconsin recount in advance of their Friday deadline. Hillary Clinton who now leads in the popular vote by around two million has not waited. Meanwhile a US official confirms that the president elect has had just two intelligence briefings the vice president has had more. But experts say there is still time important to get up to speak. On it that ABC news Washington.
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