Indian-American Governor of South Carolina, Nikki Haley, has emerged as the top contender for the post of Secretary of State under incoming President Donald Trump.

Setting aside their campaign feud, Haley and Trump met yesterday giving further rise to speculations around her appointment. 

"Haley was pleased to meet with President-elect Trump. They had a good discussion, and she is very encouraged about the coming administration and the new direction it will bring to Washington," Rob Godfrey, her deputy chief of staff said.

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(With inputs from Agencies)