President-elect Donald Trump keeps Cabinet decisions under wraps

President-elect Trump is meeting with some leaders he may be considering for his Cabinet.

President-elect Trump is meeting with some leaders he may be considering for his Cabinet. (11/21/16)

BEDMINSTER - President-elect Donald Trump is casting himself as the dealmaker-elect following a weekend of meetings.

With people coming and going at Trump’s Bedminster golf club, the president-elect says he's made "a couple of deals" as he and his transition team consider Cabinet posts and other administration positions.

Trump is planning to meet with Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and former Texas governor and GOP presidential rival Rick Perry, according to top aide Kellyanne Conway.

Conway told Fox News on Monday that Perry is a possible contender to lead the Defense or Energy departments and that Fallin is being considered to head the Interior Department. In a separate interview on CNN, Conway said Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker is "rumored" to be on the list for secretary of state.

Mitt Romney, a former Trump critic, has been discussed as a contender for that job as well. Conway warned against drawing any conclusions from Trump's meetings. 

"Not everyone who consults with the president-elect or meets with him is going to be in his Cabinet," she said.

Gov. Chris Christie met with Trump Sunday. When asked whether Christie could get an administration job, Trump told reporters that "he's a very talented guy." Trump later said the meeting was "very good" and Christie said it was "great." Christie was recently demoted from Trump's transition chairman and said he plans to finish his term, which ends in 2018.

The governor held his own Cabinet meeting in Trenton Monday morning.

The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.

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