GOP rep: Trump Cabinet will have women in top positions

GOP rep: Trump Cabinet will have women in top positions
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Rep. Marsha BlackburnMarsha BlackburnTrump circuit court nominee in jeopardy amid GOP opposition Progressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising On The Money: US paid record .1B in tariffs in September | Dems ramp up oversight of 'opportunity zones' | Judge hints at letting House lawsuit over Trump tax returns proceed MORE (R-Tenn.) said Monday that President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP divided over impeachment trial strategy Official testifies that Bolton had 'one-on-one meeting' with Trump over Ukraine aid Louisiana governor wins re-election MORE will have “a diverse Cabinet” that will include women in top positions.

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“I am not sure who that first woman is going to be, but I know that you’re going to see one,” Blackburn told CNN’s “New Day.”

The congresswoman said Cabinet picks should match the goals of an administration.

“Mr. Trump is going to have women that are in those top levels of responsibility. He’s going to have women that know how to work this process to get things done to achieve the goals and to deliver the product the American people want.”

Trump last week picked Sen. Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsWhite House backs Stephen Miller amid white nationalist allegations The Hill's Campaign Report: Late bids surprise 2020 Democratic field Sessions vows to 'work for' Trump endorsement MORE (R-Ala.) as his attorney general nominee and picked Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn as his national security adviser. He also nominated Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) to serve as CIA director.  

The president-elect previously appointed Stephen Bannon as his chief strategist and Reince Priebus as his chief of staff.