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Trump indicates changes in his cabinet, senior administrative positions

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

A day after the midterm election results were declared, US indicated that there might be some changes in his cabinet and also in several senior positions in his administration and the

The told reporters that he will "probably" have an idea about changes in his administration in about a week.

While US Jeff Sessions resigned from the post on Wednesday at the request of Trump, the country's to the UN, Nikki Haley, has already put in her papers and would leave the administration by the end of this year.

According to reports, too may leave even as Trump praised her as being an to him. The position of the too is not certain.

A day after lost the to the Democratic party, the told reporters at the on Wednesday, "We are looking at a lot of different things, including the Cabinet. I'm very happy with most of my Cabinet. We're looking at different people for different positions."

Such changes, he said, is very common after the midterm elections.

"I didn't want to do anything before the midterms. But I will tell you that for the most part, I'm extremely happy with my Cabinet," he told reporters.

Praising Mike Pompeo, Trump said, "I think Pompeo has fit in so beautifully. He has done an incredible job.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 02:20 IST