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Newt Gingrich Says He Will Not be Serving in Trump’s Cabinet

Shutting the door on media speculation, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday that he will not be serving in President-elect Donald Trump’s cabinet.

Gingrich, who was a major Trump supporter during the late campaign and appeared frequently on TV and radio to flack for Trump, has been the subject of constant speculation that he will join Trump’s cabinet in some role. Rumors have been flying that Gingrich might be a candidate for Secretary of State in a Trump administration.

But in a Thursday interview, the former Speaker closed the door on further talk of a cabinet position. “I will not be in the Cabinet. I intend to be focused on strategic planning,” Gingrich told McClatchy. – READ MORE