SWAMP-DWELLER CANDIDATES FOR DEPUTY SECRETARY OF STATE
So all of them swamp-dwellers.
With Abrams out, the field is now reopened to previously-rumored candidates such as Paula Dobrianksy, a former Bush administration official, and Richard Haas, president of the Council on Foreign Relations. Jim Jeffrey, who served as deputy national security adviser under President George W. Bush, was also under consideration.
[source : Trump Passes on Elliott Abrams for State Dept., Throwing Open Selection Process, Foreign Policy, http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/02/10/trump-passes-on-eliott-abrams-for-state-dept-throwing-open-selection-process/, 10th February 2017]