While the US is still reeling from US’s President-elect Donald Trump’s victory in 2016’s Presidential election, there is news that him becoming the President might bring some good news for an American of Indian origin.
Bringing another unpredictability to his government, there is news that he has now thrown in a wild card with regards to a potential candidate for the position of secretary of state.
If he actually ends up appointing Nikki in his administration, she would become the first person of Indian origin in the US to hold a cabinet position.
The move will also continue a recently formed tradition of a woman being appointed at that position as three of the last five people to head the state department were women, namely Madeleine Albright, Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton.
There are also several other prominent names making the rounds for the post of Secretary of State, like that of Rudy Giuliani and John Bolton among others.
Nikki so far has already broken many barriers as she won the governorship of a southern state when she was just 38 years-old, and kept her seat four years later.