President-Elect Donald Trump Announces Transition Team, Led By Vice President-Elect Mike Pence
President-elect Donald Trump released a statement today regarding the appointment of his transition team.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will serve as chairman of the transition team.
Dr. Ben Carson, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Former Speaker of the House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn (Ret.), Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and U.S. Jeff Sessions will serve as vice chairs on the team’s executive committee, according the statement.
The executive team will include:
Congressman Lou Barletta
Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi
Congressman Chris Collins
Congressman Tom Marino
Congressman Devin Nunes
Donald Trump Jr.
RNC Chairman Reince Priebus
Trump Campaign CEO Stephen K. Bannon
The staff leadership team will include:
Kellyanne Conway, Senior Advisor
David Bossie, Deputy Executive Director
Stephen Miller, National Policy Director
Jason Miller, Communications Director
Hope Hicks, National Press Secretary
Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media
Don McGahn, General Counsel
Katie Walsh, Senior Advisor
In addition, Rick Dearborn, Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions will serve as executive director of the transition team. Additional appointees were announced and are included on the official statement.
This team of leaders will help guide President-elect Trump as he prepares to take office on January 20, 2017. More details and appointments are expected to be announced soon.