Priebus says State announcement coming in next 2 weeks
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Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says he expects the transition team to announce President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump: 'I will not let Iran have nuclear weapons' Rocket attack hits Baghdad's Green Zone amid escalating tensions: reports Buttigieg on Trump tweets: 'I don't care' MORE's pick for secretary of State in the next two weeks.


During a radio interview with John Catsimatidis airing Sunday, Priebus was asked when the announcement would come.

“You know, I’m not sure. Soon,” Priebus responded. "Perhaps next week or the week after."

Those rumored to be in the running for the coveted State Department job include Mitt Romney, Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerCorker: 'I just don't' see path to challenge Trump in 2020 Ex-GOP Sen. Corker: Trump primary would be 'good thing for our country' Pollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge MORE (R-Tenn.), former Gen. David Petraeus and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani.

Asked if there would be any Democrats in the Cabinet, Priebus, who has chaired the Republican National Committee, was noncommittal.

“Well we’re not sure yet, certainly we’re talking to them,” he said, noting Trump’s meeting with North Dakota Sen. Heidi HeitkampMary (Heidi) Kathryn HeitkampOn The Money: Stocks sink on Trump tariff threat | GOP caught off guard by new trade turmoil | Federal deficit grew 38 percent this fiscal year | Banks avoid taking position in Trump, Dem subpoena fight Fight over Trump's new NAFTA hits key stretch Former senators launching effort to help Dems win rural votes MORE (D) on Friday.

“If it turns out that a Democrat is the best fit for a particular role, then that person is going to get picked,” Priebus said.