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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally, Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Gingrich, Giuliani and Priebus could join Trump's cabinet if he wins the White House


If Donald Trump wins the presidency on Tuesday, Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani and Reince Priebus could be named to his cabinet, anonymous sources told NBC News.

Among the positions named by an anonymous Trump campaign adviser:

  • Rudy Giuliani for attorney general
  • Newt Gingrich for secretary of state
  • Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser
  • Reince Priebus, current RNC chairman, for chief of staff

What about Christie?

All of those people have played major roles in the Trump campaign. 

Chris Christie, who was long considered to be a likely pick for a cabinet spot, has drifted from the campaign as the Bridgegate scandal has heated up again. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama has taken a lead role in managing the transition effort in Christie's stead, NBC News reports.

'We need to find that balance between someone who knows how Washington works and someone who shakes things up.
Anonymous Trump campaign adviser

However, it's not clear if all of the likely names are interested in the jobs. Priebus, in particular, may not want the position. Other names considered for top positions include Steve Mnuchin, current Trump finance chairman, for Treasury secretary, and RNC finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary.

Gingrich, Giuliani and Priebus could join Trump's cabinet if he wins the White House

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Corey Lewandowski, campaign manager for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, waits before the start of a foreign policy speech at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Trump's highly anticipated foreign policy speech Wednesday will test whether the Republican presidential front-runner, known for his raucous rallies and eyebrow-raising statements, can present a more presidential persona as he works to unite the GOP establishment behind him. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

So who would take over Priebus' job?

The source pointed to Corey Lewandowski, former Trump campaign manager and current CNN commentator, as a possible option.

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