Report: Trump considers retired General Petraeus as top diplomat

November 28, 2016 20:34

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump will meet with retired US General David Petraeus on Monday as the president-elect considers him to serve as US secretary of state, Bloomberg reported, citing a senior official with Trump's transition team.

Petraeus, a former CIA director who resigned in 2012 after it emerged he had an extra-marital affair, has indicated that he would serve in Trump's administration if asked.

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