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Romney 'under active consideration' for State

10 months 4 weeks 2 days ago Sunday, November 20 2016 Nov 20, 2016 November 20, 2016 11:00 AM November 20, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: APNewsNow

BEDMINSTER, N.J. - Vice President-elect Mike Pence says Mitt Romney is "under active consideration" by President-elect Donald Trump to be nominated as Trump's secretary of state, "along with some other very distinguished Americans."

In an interview with "Fox News Sunday," Pence says Romney's recent meeting with Trump was a "warm and substantive" exchange. He said the team spent about an hour together and that Romney and Trump did have some private time.

Pence says overall, "it was a cordial meeting."

Pence also says repealing President Barack Obama's health care plan is the new administration's first priority. He says Trump "wants to focus out of the gate" on repealing "Obamacare."

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