Dan Quayle Meets with Donald Trump at Trump Tower

By The Associated Press
The Associated Press
The Associated Press
November 29, 2016 Updated: November 29, 2016

Former Vice President Dan Quayle says he stopped by Trump Tower to offer President-elect Donald Trump best wishes.

Quayle told reporters Tuesday that he offered “personal congratulations” to Trump after speaking recently by phone. He said he “supported” Trump during the election.

Quayle entered the Manhattan high-rise that’s home to Trump accompanied by Kellyanne Conway, a top adviser to the incoming commander in chief.

Quayle was President George H. W. Bush’s vice president from 1989 to 1993.

Trump aides did not immediately respond to a request for more details on the reason for Quayle’s visit.

Meanwhile, Sen. Bob Corker says he thinks Trump has narrowed his choices for Secretary of State.

Former Vice President Dan Quayle talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Former Vice President Dan Quayle talks with reporters in the lobby of Trump Tower, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with the President-elect Tuesday amid speculation about whom Trump will select for the role. Corker says Trump’s “instincts on foreign policy are obviously very, very good.”

Corker says “it needs to be someone he’s very comfortable with and he knows there’s going to be no daylight between him and them.”

Asked about his intentions, Corker says, “I’m here.” The Tennessee Republican adds that anyone interested in promoting U.S. interests around the world “would obviously want to talk about that.”

Trump is set to meet again today with 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. He huddled yesterday with former CIA director David Petraeus.

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