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FACTBOX-Contenders for senior jobs in Trump's administration
December 8, 2016 / 3:16 PM / a year ago

FACTBOX-Contenders for senior jobs in Trump's administration

Dec 8 (Reuters) - Below are people mentioned as contenders
for senior roles as U.S. President-elect Donald Trump works to
form his administration before taking office on Jan. 20,
according to Reuters sources and media reports.
    Trump has already named a number of people for other top
jobs in his administration. 
 
    SECRETARY OF STATE
    * Mitt Romney, 2012 Republican presidential nominee and
former Massachusetts governor 
    * Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York City
 
    * Bob Corker, Republican U.S. senator from Tennessee and
chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
    * David Petraeus, retired general and former CIA director
who pleaded guilty to mishandling classified information that he
shared with his biographer, who he was having an affair with
    * Jon Huntsman, former Republican Utah governor and
ambassador to China under President Barack Obama, ran for
Republican presidential nomination in 2012 
    * James Stavridis, retired Navy admiral
    * John Bolton, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under
President George W. Bush, foreign policy adviser to 2012
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney
    * Rex Tillerson, president and chief executive officer of
Exxon Mobil 
    * Joe Manchin, Democratic U.S. senator for West Virginia 
    * Dana Rohrabacher, Republican U.S. representative of
California and senior member of the House Committee on Foreign
Affairs
    * Alan Mulally, a former CEO at Ford and a former
executive vice president at Boeing 
   
    ENERGY SECRETARY
    * Kevin Cramer, Republican U.S. representative from North
Dakota
    * Robert Grady, venture capitalist, partner in private
equity firm Gryphon Investors 
    * Heidi Heitkamp, Democratic U.S. senator from North Dakota
    * Joe Manchin, Democratic U.S. senator from West Virginia
    * Gary Cohn, president of Goldman Sachs Group Inc 
    * Larry Nichols, co-founder of Devon Energy Corp 
    * James Connaughton, CEO of Nautilus Data Technologies and a
former environmental adviser to President George W. Bush
    * Rick Perry, Republican former Texas governor
    
    INTERIOR SECRETARY
    * Forrest Lucas, founder of oil products company Lucas Oil
    * Heidi Heitkamp, Democratic U.S. senator from North Dakota
    * Robert Grady, venture capitalist, partner in Gryphon
Investors
    * Cathy McMorris Rodgers, U.S. representative from
Washington state and House Republican Conference chair
    * Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican
vice presidential nominee
    * Jan Brewer, former Republican Arizona governor
    * Mary Fallin, Republican Oklahoma governor
    * Ray Washburne, CEO of investment company Charter Holdings
        
    DIRECTOR OF NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE
    * Navy Admiral Mike Rogers, director of the National
Security Agency
    * Ronald Burgess, retired U.S. Army lieutenant general and
former Defense Intelligence Agency chief 
    * Robert Cardillo, director of the National
Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    * Pete Hoekstra, Republican former U.S. representative from
Michigan
    * Rudy Giuliani, Republican former mayor of New York  
       
    U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
    * Debra Wong Yang, former U.S. attorney for California's
Central District, appointed by former President George W. Bush
 
    * Ralph Ferrara, a securities attorney at law firm Proskauer
Rose LLP
    * Paul Atkins, a Republican former SEC commissioner who is
heading Trump's transition team for independent financial
regulatory agencies, including the SEC
    * Daniel Gallagher, Republican former SEC commissioner
    
    FEDERAL RESERVE VICE CHAIRMAN FOR BANK OVERSIGHT
    * John Allison, a former CEO of regional bank BB&T Corp and
former CEO of the Cato Institute, a libertarian think tank
    * Paul Atkins, Republican former SEC commissioner 
    * Thomas Hoenig, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp vice
chairman 

    U.S. TRADE REPRESENTATIVE 
    * Dan DiMicco, former CEO of steel producer Nucor Corp
 
    * Robert Lighthizer, a Washington trade attorney and former
deputy U.S. trade representative during the Republican Reagan
administration
      
    WHITE HOUSE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET
    * Gary Cohn, Goldman Sachs Group Inc president
    * Mick Mulvaney, Republican U.S. representative from South
Carolina
    * David Malpass, former chief economist with investment bank
Bear Stearns and a senior Trump adviser who also served in the
Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush presidential administrations 
    
    VETERANS ADMINISTRATION
    * Scott Brown, former Republican U.S. senator from
Massachusetts
    * Sarah Palin, former Alaska governor
    * Jeff Miller, former Republican U.S. representative from
Florida who was chairman of the House Veterans Affairs Committee
    
    FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
    * Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a hedge fund partner and former FDA
deputy commissioner 
     
    SUPREME COURT VACANCY 
    The Trump transition team confirmed the president-elect
would choose from a list of 21 names he drew up during his
campaign, including Republican U.S. Senator Mike Lee of Utah and
William Pryor, a federal judge with the 11th U.S. Circuit Court
of Appeals. 

    
 (Reporting by Washington newsroom; Editing by Americas Desk)

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