Trump’s ‘thank-you’ tour rolls into Alabama

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points towards guests during an campaign event with employees at Trump National Doral, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – President-elect Donald Trump has taken care of some White House business and is preparing for the final stop on his post-election “thank you” tour.

Trump says he intends to nominate Mick Mulvaney, a conservative Republican congressman from South Carolina who’s viewed as a budget hawk, to be the White House budget director.

Trump calls Mulvaney a “very high-energy leader with deep convictions for how to responsibly manage our nation’s finances and save our country from drowning in red ink.”

The post requires Senate confirmation.

And Trump’s set for a rally at a football stadium on Saturday afternoon in Mobile, Alabama.

He’s already tweeted:

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