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Trump expanding search for secretary of state beyond Romney and three other finalists

Trump expanding search for secretary of state beyond Romney and three other finalists

President-elect Donald Trump has expanded his search for a secretary of state beyond the four finalists his aides previously identified, including former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney, a senior adviser said Sunday.

Kellyanne Conway, who managed Trump's election campaign, told reporters that he plans to interview additional candidates this week and does not want to rush the decision.

"It is true that he's broadened the search, and the secretary of state is an incredibly important position for any president to fill," she said. "He's very fortunate to have interest among serious men and women."

Among the other names that have surfaced for the...

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