The WSJ called Romney the main candidate for the post of U.S. Secretary of state

The US President-elect Donald trump seems to want to offer the post of party Secretary of state of the presidential race of 2012, the former Governor of Massachusetts MITT Romney. About this newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the discussions.

The delay in resolving trump U.S. Secretary of state tied to a tug of war between supporters of Romney and those who insist that the choice fell on the former new York mayor Rudolph Giuliani, the newspaper said. Another group is pushing trump to continue the search for candidates for the post of head of the state Department.

The newspaper’s source said that trump considers Romney “as a classic choice for the post of chief diplomat of the country, and the group of advisers on the transition team encourages him to choose a candidate-Republican presidential campaign of 2012”. According to sources, trump was inclined to opt for Romney.

Previously elected Vice-President Mike Pence in an interview with Fox News said. what candidate Romney is “actively and seriously” considered for the post of Secretary of state. The statements followed after the meeting, which took place between trump and Romney on the territory Golf club in new Jersey.

Trump, speaking about the meeting, called it “wonderful”. Romney described it as “a large-scale conversation regarding the many theaters of action in a world where there are US interests”. However, will join the Romney team trump, remains unclear.

Earlier media among other candidates for the post of head of the state Department in the administration of trump, in addition to Romney and Giuliani, called the Governor of South Carolina Nikki Haley and former permanent U.S. representative to the United Nations John Bolton.