Susan Rice, a foreign policy adviser to President-elect Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Hill's Campaign Report: What to watch for in Tuesday's primaries Obama announces first wave of 2020 endorsements Red flags fly high, but Trump ignores them MORE during the campaign, is his leading choice to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, according to ABC News.

Rice was a member of the National Security Council and the assistant secretary of State for African Affairs during the Clinton administration. ABC notes that the appointment isn't a done deal and won't be announced until after Thanksgiving.

Rice was a frequent surrogate for Obama on television talk shows during the campaign. See video below of Rice arguing on MSNBC for Obama's policy of direct diplomacy with rogue nations.