Reince Priebus

The case for Secretary of State Mitt Romney

The case for Secretary of State Mitt Romney

Any speculation about who will be named as secretary of State in a Trump administration is only one tweet away from disconfirmation.

But after Tuesday evening’s awkward-looking dinner involving President-elect Trump, Mitt Romney and future White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, it seems increasingly likely that Trump will indeed entrust the management  of the State Department to the man who called him a “phony” and a “con man.”

On Wednesday, Preibus said a Romney appointment to Foggy Bottom was

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