Dem rep would 'love' Mitt Romney as secretary of State

Democratic Rep. Adam SchiffAdam Bennett SchiffJan. 6 committee chair says panel will issue a 'good number' of additional subpoenas Jan. 6 panel subpoenas four ex-Trump aides Bannon, Meadows Schiff: Criminal contempt charges possible for noncooperation in Jan. 6 probe MORE (Calif.) said on Sunday that he would "love" Mitt Romney as secretary of State, adding that he would be surprised if Donald TrumpDonald TrumpJan. 6 committee chair says panel will issue a 'good number' of additional subpoenas Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by AM General — Pentagon officials prepare for grilling Biden nominates head of Africa CDC to lead global AIDS response MORE picked him. 

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The president-elect is reportedly considering the 2012 GOP nominee to be his secretary of State, but Schiff said it's just another "head fake" from Trump. 

"In this new world, I would love Mitt Romney at the State Department. I think he would be a consummate diplomat. I think he could come up to speed on foreign policy issues but I think it's a total head fake," Schiff said on CNN's "State of the Union." 

"I think this is Donald Trump still being the entertainer, still running a show where he wants to build suspense. He alone knows which contestant will be the winner, and I think it's more a nod to give the appearance of bringing people together but I would be very surprised if he chooses Romney."

Romney and Trump met over the weekend, but he offered no clues about whether he would accept a role in the Trump administration. 

"We had a far-reaching conversation with regard to the various theaters in the world where there are interests of the United States of real significance. We discussed those areas and exchanged our views on those topics," Romney said.