Trump to Meet With Progressive Democrat Tulsi Gabbard and Rick Perry

Nearly two weeks since winning the presidency, Donald Trump is ensconced in Trump Tower on New York City’s Fifth Avenue as he continues work to fill top posts in his incoming administration.

He plans to meet today with Gov. Rick Perry, a former presidential candidate who is a contender for a position in the Cabinet, sources tell ABC News.

Trump will also meet with Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii, a top progressive Democrat who was a prominent supporter of Sen. Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign and has bucked her party on foreign affairs.

Meetings are also planned with Newt Gingrich, Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Elaine Chao, who was the labor secretary in the George W. Bush administration and is the wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

Trump held 21 meetings in two days in New Jersey over the weekend, including with Hollywood power broker Ari Emanuel and the…

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