Gingrich: I don't want to be Trump's secretary of State
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Former Speaker Newt Gingrich (R-Ga.) reportedly said he does not want to be President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpJoe Arpaio loses bid for his old position as sheriff Trump brushes off view that Russia denigrating Biden: 'Nobody's been tougher on Russia than I have' Trump tees up executive orders on economy but won't sign yet MORE's secretary of State, despite reports that he is being considered for a Cabinet position.

"Because I don't want to be," Gingrich told David Corn of Mother Jones.

Gingrich said he would prefer to work in Trump's White House doing strategic planning.

The former Speaker was an outspoken surrogate for Trump throughout the general election and is reportedly being considered for a Cabinet position.