NEW YORK (FOX 5 NEWS) - A flurry of activity unfolded at Trump Tower Wednesday as politicians, business executives and education leaders met with President-elect Donald Trump. Speculation is growing about who Trump will choose for key Cabinet positions.
Trump took to Twitter to defend his transition process, denying reports of trouble in the transition process: "Very organized process taking place as I decide on Cabinet and many other positions."
Very organized process taking place as I decide on Cabinet and many other positions. I am the only one who knows who the finalists are!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2016
He has been under fire from critics for appointing Steve Bannon as chief White House strategist. House Democrats sent a letter asking Trump to rescind the appointment, something Sen. Chuck Schumer supports.
So who is in the running to work in a Trump administration?
Lt. General Michael Flynn is considered a possible pick for national security adviser. The former Defense Intelligence Agency chief has been a critic of Obama's foreign policy.
Arkansas Republican Sen. Tom Cotton might be tapped to be secretary of defense. The Harvard Law School graduate passed up a lucrative law career to serve as a platoon leader in Iraq.
Former fierce Trump critic Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas was spotted leaving Trump Tower Monday. Speculation is that he could be under consideration for attorney general.
New York City charter schools advocate Eva Moskowtiz was seen in Trump Tower Wednesday. She might be considered for education secretary. She founded Success Academy charter schools.
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani seems to be publicly campaigning for the job of secretary of state.
One more name getting tossed around for a top job: Jared Kushner, the husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka. The Wall Street Journal reports that he may play a key role.
The failing @nytimes story is so totally wrong on transition. It is going so smoothly. Also, I have spoken to many foreign leaders.— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 16, 2016