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It's experience vs. loyalty with Trump's State pick

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It's experience vs. loyalty with Trump's State pick

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>> Are you gonna come talk to us when you're done with the meeting?>> Mitt Romney maybe a front runner for Secretary of State but he's no shoo-in. Some curious Thanksgiving tweets from senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway casting doubts over the President-elect's potential pick to be the America's top diplomat, sharing a Politico story on apparent in fighting amongst Republicans split between Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani, whom Trump's base see as more loyal but whom critics believe is unqualified to head the State Department.
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Giuliani's been a faithful surrogate for Trump at times when nearly no one else would step up to the plate, like after Trump was caught on tape admitting to sexually assaulting women. But Giuliani's lack of international experience and potentially shady foreign business dealings quickly knocked him out of the front runner's spot.
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Romney however, famously trashed Trump more than any prominent Republican official during the primary.>> Donald Trump is a phony, a fraud.>> The New York Times reporting that many in Trump's camp worry about Romney's loyalty to the incoming president, communicating fears that a Romney State Department could, quote, turn into something of a rogue agency.
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Conway, Thursday, seemingly subtweeting Giuliani by defending previous secretaries who likewise lacked international experience but, she said, were loyal. Spokesman, Jason Miller, telling reporters that Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence will be, quote, looking for things like chemistry, experience and a similar vision into what the President-elect and Vice President-elect are trying to do with this administration.
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>> Appreciate the chance to speak with the President-elect