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Giuliani, Gingrich Eyed for Top Jobs in Trump WH: Sources

It's not clear if Chris Christie is being considered for a significant role in a potential administration either

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    Donald Trump told a high-energy crowd in Michigan that the FBI couldn't have reviewed all the new e-mails found on Anthony Weiner's computer so quickly and that "rank and file" FBI agents will keep investigating Hillary Clinton. “You can’t review 650,000 new emails in eight days. You can’t do it folks,” Trump said. (Published Monday, Nov. 7, 2016)

    Donald Trump's aides are considering a number of his loyalists for major posts should he win the White House, NBC News reported. 

    Three campaign advisers said that among the names being considered are Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary.

    Reince Priebus, under consideration as Trump's chief of staff, earned the candidate's trust by steadfastly defending him while other top Republicans denounced Trump or shied away from brand.

    Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions has taken a major role managing the transition effort as the official transition chief, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, has drifted from the campaign. It's not clear if Christie is being considered for a significant role in a potential administration.