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Kris Kobach Will Stay in Kansas, Not Join Trump Administration

Secretary Kobach speaking last year. (Photo by Stephen Koranda)

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach says he will not be taking a job in President Donald Trump's administration.
 
Kobach was an early Trump supporter. He was an adviser during the campaign and had some high-profile meetings with Trump after the election. That fueled speculation he could be in line for a cabinet job or other administration position.

In an interview on Fox News, Kobach put those rumors to rest.
 
“I have had a great relationship with the president, and I continue to advise him," said Kobach. "I’ve decided the best thing to do right now is to stay in my home state of Kansas, but I will continue to provide some advice to the president."
 
Kobach didn’t say what he’ll do next, but he has been considering a run for Kansas governor in 2018. Current Governor Sam Brownback is term-limited.

Stephen Koranda reports:


 

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