Trump dismissive of Ayotte in meeting with New York Times

Republican U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte thanks supporters Wednesday morning, Nov. 9, 2016, after telling them her race with Democratic challenger for Senate, Gov. Maggie Hassan was too close to call in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
Senator Kelly Ayotte. –Jim Cole / AP

Outgoing Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire apparently won’t be getting a job in the Trump White House, the president-elect told The New York Times Tuesday.

The Times reported that President-elect Donald Trump dismissed the notion of Ayotte serving in his administration during a meeting with Times reporters and editors in the wake of his election. During the meeting, he claimed that Ayotte “would love a job in the administration,” but followed up with “No, thank you,” according to reporters who were present.

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