Could South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley or Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster be joining the newly-forming administration of President-elect Donald Trump?
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is set to meet with president-elect Donald Trump on Thursday morning.
According to Joe Scarborough, former Florida congressman and host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, sources close to him say Haley is being considered for Secretary of State alongside former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani.According to Scarborough, Trump and his transition team have spent several days reaching out to former rivals to fill important cabinet positions.
McMaster, on the other hand, has told the Charleston Post and Courier that he is being considered for attorney general. The lieutenant governor, one of the first mainstream Republicans to back Trump in the GOP primary, was South Carolina's attorney general for two terms and a U.S. Attorney under the Ronald Reagan administration.
Haley was one of Trump's detractors on the battle field as the Republican presidential primary process came through South Carolina.
The two-term Palmetto State representative upheld Marco Rubio amid the battle and assaulted Trump's unwillingness to discharge his assessment forms. Trump reacted to Haley's reactions through a tweet, saying South Carolinians were "humiliated" by Haley.Haley was just as of late chosen to be the Vice-Chair for the Republican Governor's Association.
We have contacted the senator's office and the lieutenant representative's office for an announcement.