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 TrumpCapitol fencing starts coming down after 'Justice for J6' rally Netanyahu suggests Biden fell asleep in meeting with Israeli PM Aides try to keep Biden away from unscripted events or long interviews, book claims 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 CorkerCheney set to be face of anti-Trump GOP How leaving Afghanistan cancels our post-9/11 use of force The unflappable Liz Cheney: Why Trump Republicans have struggled to crush her  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 HeitkampWashington's oldest contact sport: Lobbyists scrum to dilute or kill Democrats' tax bill Progressives prepare to launch counterattack in tax fight Business groups aim to divide Democrats on .5T spending bill 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.