Ex-New York Mayor Giuliani not Trump's pick for secretary of state: CNN

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Posted: Dec 09, 2016 3:02 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is no longer under consideration to serve as U.S. secretary of state under President-elect Donald Trump, CNN reported on Friday, citing an unnamed source.

CNN said Giuliani has been told he is no longer in contention for the top U.S. diplomat post.

Other contenders include 2012 Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and Exxon Mobil Chief Executive Rex Tillerson.

(Reporting by Tim Ahmann; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Leslie Adler)