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Trump fills three top spots

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>> Great.>> President-elect, Donald Trump's administration is starting to take shape. Trump choosing Senator Jeff Sessions for attorney general. Representative Mike Pompeo as CIA director. And General Mike Flynn as national security advisor, a transition official said on Friday. Flynn who was fired as Chief of the Defense Intelligence Agency by President Obama has been a foreign policy advisor to Trump and a fiercely outspoken critic against Hillary Clinton.
00:00:24
>> Lock her up, lock her up. Damn right. You're exactly right.>> The retired general believes the US should work more closely with Russia and once gave a paid speech to Russia's state owned media outlet, RT. And, much like his new boss, he's often used his Twitter account to send incendiary rhetoric and false information.
00:00:44
Saying, fear of Muslims is rational, and once retweeting a missive that ended with quote, not anymore, Jews. Not anymore. One person who's pleased with disappointment, former KKK leader, David Duke. Senator Jeff Sessions, who also served as Alabama's Attorney General and US Attorney was the first sitting US senator to endorse Trump.
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>> Senator Sessions is one of the greatest senators in the US Senate. One of the few->> Sessions opposes any path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants with an enthusiastic backer of Trump's promise to build a wall on the border with Mexico as well as the defender of his proposed Muslim ban.
00:01:17
A transition official says all three men accepted Trump's offer.