Entering to the music of 'Air Force One' Donald Trump stood onstage early this morning alongside some of his closest campaign advisers, many of whom are poised to hold big league jobs in the Trump cabinet come January.

He gave shout-outs to Rudy Giuliani, Chris Christie and Senator Jeff Sessions, who joined the families of Trump and his running mate, Indiana Governor Mike Pence, to celebrate their surprise victory on the platform.

All three of these Trump surrogates are being considered for gigs in the new administration, Politico is reporting, along with some of the other conservative prominent talkers that the Republican had deployed on the campaign trail in recent weeks.

Many in Trump's inner circle may be making the trek to Washington too. Trump's pollster-turned-campaign manager Kellyanne Conway told DailyMail.com last night that she was open to a White House gig.

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Press Secretary Hope Hicks, a breakout political communications star, could also make the move south.

By the end of the campaign Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner had become one of The Donald's most trusted advisers, which means he and his wife, forthcoming first daughter Ivanka Trump, could have a big presence in DC.

Reince Priebus, second from left, Chair of the Republican National Committee, points at Trump as he speaks during Trump's election night rally. Photo / AP
Reince Priebus, second from left, Chair of the Republican National Committee, points at Trump as he speaks during Trump's election night rally. Photo / AP

Additionally, Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus, who proudly took over the podium at the victory party, is reportedly being considered for the job of chief of staff.

Scottie Nell Hughes, one of Trump's most prominent cable news pundits, said she's game for anything now that her man has won.

"I will support Mr Trump & his policies in which ever way serves our Country best," she said in an email with Dailymail.com. "This could be continuing in the current position I'm very happy with in the media or in another [role] more official with the Trump Administration."

Team Trump has knocked down all the big names in speculation thus far.

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, with Judith Giuliani, could be named as attorney general. Photo / AP
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, with Judith Giuliani, could be named as attorney general. Photo / AP
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was originally thought to be a shoo-in for attorney general but the 'bridgegate' scandal could blow this. Photo / AP
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was originally thought to be a shoo-in for attorney general but the 'bridgegate' scandal could blow this. Photo / AP

Chris Christie

Onstage, celebrating his victory, Trump also commended a former political rival, New Jersey's Governor Christie.

"Governor Christie, folks, was unbelievable," Trump said, with the New Jersey governor standing in the centre of The Donald's pack.

Christie, who ran for the presidency this cycle, stunned the political world by endorsing Trump in late February, months before the GOP primary was over.

He was credited for the demise of the politician once seen as the future of the Republican party, Florida Senator Marco Rubio - who did win re-election last night - by hitting him again and again during the New Hampshire Republican debate in early February.

Christie, who attended the election night fete at the Midtown Hilton in New York, was originally thought to be a shoo-in for attorney general, but with two aides on the hook for the "bridgegate" scandal, Giuliani may be a more politically-safe choice instead.

Trump also pointed out Sessions, noting how he was the "first senator, first major, major politician," to endorse Trump's longshot White House bid.

"He is highly respected in Washington because he's as smart as you get," Trump said.

Trump is eyeing Lt. General Michael Flynn, US Army (ret) as a candidate for secretary of defense. Photo / AP
Trump is eyeing Lt. General Michael Flynn, US Army (ret) as a candidate for secretary of defense. Photo / AP

As a reward, Trump could appoint the Alabama senator as secretary of defense. The billionaire is eyeing another surrogate too, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, but congress would have to approve to wave a rule that says the secretary of defense has to have been out of the military for seven years.

Flynn had been on the shortlist to be Trump's vice president earlier this year.

Additional names being floated for the Pentagon gig include former national security adviser Stephen Hadley and former Republican Senator Jim Talent.

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich could go from ruling Capitol Hill to leading Foggy Bottom, as he's reportedly in consideration to become Trump's secretary of state.

Other prominent Republicans being considered include Tennessee Senator Bob Corker, who also endorsed Trump. Corker is the current head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Former US Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton has also been named.

Sarah Palin, who endorsed Donald Trump in January, is rumored to be on the list to run the Interior Department. The folksy Palin is pro oil and gas and a big hunter. Photo / AP
Sarah Palin, who endorsed Donald Trump in January, is rumored to be on the list to run the Interior Department. The folksy Palin is pro oil and gas and a big hunter. Photo / AP

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, who endorsed Trump in January and this week stumped for him in Detroit, Michigan, a state he's likely to win, is reportedly being considered for the job of secretary of the interior.

Palin is known for her trademark line "drill, baby, drill," and her love of hunting game.

Some Republicans are already worrying that because of the contentious primary and because many in the top-tier of the party didn't endorse Trump, that there would be an issue attracting talent, especially among women.

Other women who could join the Trump cabinet include Arizona Governor Jan Brewer, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and Wyoming Republican Cynthia Lummis, who have all been floated for the interior gig.