Elected Vice-President Mike Pence became the head of the transitional administration elected President of the USA of Donald trump. It is reported by The New York Times, citing a statement by his team.
In this post, Pence was replaced by the Governor of new Jersey Chris Christie, who for several months was an adviser to trump. According to sources, the President-elect made this decision because he needs as soon as possible to gather your team. This can help him “the experience and contacts of Pence” in Washington.
Sam Christie, along with former new York mayor Rudy Giuliani, retired Lieutenant-General Michael Flynn will be Vice-chairs of the transition team. In addition, in the transitional administration trump will be Chairman of the National Committee of the Republican party, Pribas Raines, co-founder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, and former Director of the campaign headquarters of Stephen Bannon.
Politico notes that the transition team will also include children trump — Ivanka, Eric and Donald trump Jr. The senior Advisor will Killian, Conway, the press Secretary will hope Hicks.
Earlier, The Washington Post, citing two sources reported that trump is considering for the position of head of the Pentagon’s Senator Kelly Iott. Among other candidates for the position called Lieutenant General US army retired Joseph Kellogg, the former head of US military intelligence Mike Flynn, as well as the Senator from Alabama Jeff Sessions. According to interlocutors of the edition, the candidacy of Iott confidently endorse in the Senate.
After the announcement of the election results, the newspaper the Wall Street Journal said that the candidacy of Chris Christie and the Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson is considered for attorney General. The sources also said that former speaker of the house of representatives newt Gingrich and former new York mayor Rudy Giuliani can make “- the administration of the trump.”
Incumbent President Barack Obama after winning trump said that “the peaceful transfer of power is one of the cornerstones of our democracy, and in a few months we’re going to prove it to the world.” During the first meeting, the politicians discussed issues of foreign and domestic policy.