Presidential transition of Donald Trump

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Planning for the presidential transition of Donald Trump, led by then Vice President-elect, former governor Mike Pence of Indiana, began before Donald Trump won the United States presidential election on November 8, 2016, and became the president-elect.wikipedia
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Inauguration of Donald Trump

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The transition ended when Trump was inaugurated at noon EST on January 20, 2017.
The inauguration marked the formal culmination of the presidential transition of Donald Trump that began when he won the U.S. presidential election on November 9, 2016, and became the President-elect.

Chris Christie

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The transition was formerly led by Chris Christie until he and a number of his supporters were replaced or demoted on November 11. It originally had six vice-chairs, which was expanded on November 29, 2016 to thirteen vice-chairs: Ben Carson, Chris Christie (previously head of the transition from May 2016 through election day), Michael Flynn (incoming national security advisor), Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions (incoming attorney general), with the addition of K. T. McFarland (incoming deputy national security advisor), Governor Mary Fallin, Senator Tim Scott, Representative Marsha Blackburn (previously on the executive committee), Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Tom Reed, and outgoing representative Cynthia Lummis.
Later, he endorsed eventual winner Donald Trump and was named head of Trump's transition planning team.

Bill Palatucci

At that time, Chris Christie named Bill Palatucci, a corporate attorney from New Jersey and the state's Republican National Committeeman, as general counsel; Palatucci reportedly began meeting with senior members of Mitt Romney's 2012 transition team shortly thereafter.
Palatucci was the White House Transition Coordinator for the Donald Trump presidential campaign, and the General Counsel to the presidential transition before being terminated from this position on November 10, 2016.

Mike Pence

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Planning for the presidential transition of Donald Trump, led by then Vice President-elect, former governor Mike Pence of Indiana, began before Donald Trump won the United States presidential election on November 8, 2016, and became the president-elect.
On November 8, 2016, Pence was elected vice president of the United States as Trump's running mate.

List of economic advisors to Donald Trump

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On December 14, Trump met with CEOs and representatives from Silicon Valley tech companies in Trump Tower.
During the transition to the presidency, Trump gained additional advisors, and after the inauguration some of his advisors will officially become part of the Trump administration (including the NEC, NTC, advisors, czars, counselors, OMB, CEA, Treasury, Commerce, USTR, SBA, [[Political appointments of Donald Trump#Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission|SEC]], and the Fed) while others will remain in the private sector as informal advisors with varying degrees of influence.

Jared Kushner

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On May 6, The New York Times reported that Trump had asked Jared Kushner to begin work on putting a transition team together.
Kushner has said he had four meetings with Russians during the 2016 campaign and presidential transition, and that none of those Russian contacts were improper.

Devin Nunes

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He was Chair of the House Intelligence Committee from 2015 to 2019 and a member of President Trump's transition team.

Jeff Sessions

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On November 16, Trump met with Alabama senator Jeff Sessions, who had been discussed as a possible contender for several cabinet positions. It originally had six vice-chairs, which was expanded on November 29, 2016 to thirteen vice-chairs: Ben Carson, Chris Christie (previously head of the transition from May 2016 through election day), Michael Flynn (incoming national security advisor), Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions (incoming attorney general), with the addition of K. T. McFarland (incoming deputy national security advisor), Governor Mary Fallin, Senator Tim Scott, Representative Marsha Blackburn (previously on the executive committee), Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Tom Reed, and outgoing representative Cynthia Lummis.
During the transition, Sessions played a large role in appointments and policy preparation relative to space, NASA and related facilities in Alabama, while Peter Thiel advocated for private spaceflight.

Planned presidential transition of Mitt Romney

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At that time, Chris Christie named Bill Palatucci, a corporate attorney from New Jersey and the state's Republican National Committeeman, as general counsel; Palatucci reportedly began meeting with senior members of Mitt Romney's 2012 transition team shortly thereafter.
Leavitt agreed to work on the planning for Donald Trump's presidential transition, even though he had not endorsed Trump.

Bill Hagerty (politician)

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The same month, William F. Hagerty, a former member of Mitt Romney's transition team, was named director of appointments while John Rader, a senior aide to United States Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Corker, was retained in the position of deputy director of appointments.
Following the Republican nomination of Donald Trump, he was selected in August 2016 as director of appointments for Trump's presidential transition team.

Ron Nicol

As of 2016, he is the director of the agency action team in President-elect Donald J. Trump's transition.

Rebekah Mercer

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Mercer directs the Mercer Family Foundation and served on the Executive Committee of the transition team of United States President-elect Donald Trump.

Anthony Scaramucci

Scaramucci attended the World Economic Forum in Davos January 16–17 as the representative for the Trump transition team.

Ben Carson

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It originally had six vice-chairs, which was expanded on November 29, 2016 to thirteen vice-chairs: Ben Carson, Chris Christie (previously head of the transition from May 2016 through election day), Michael Flynn (incoming national security advisor), Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions (incoming attorney general), with the addition of K. T. McFarland (incoming deputy national security advisor), Governor Mary Fallin, Senator Tim Scott, Representative Marsha Blackburn (previously on the executive committee), Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Tom Reed, and outgoing representative Cynthia Lummis.
After Donald Trump's win in the 2016 election, Carson joined Trump's transition team as Vice Chairman.

Cathy McMorris Rodgers

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It originally had six vice-chairs, which was expanded on November 29, 2016 to thirteen vice-chairs: Ben Carson, Chris Christie (previously head of the transition from May 2016 through election day), Michael Flynn (incoming national security advisor), Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions (incoming attorney general), with the addition of K. T. McFarland (incoming deputy national security advisor), Governor Mary Fallin, Senator Tim Scott, Representative Marsha Blackburn (previously on the executive committee), Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Representative Tom Reed, and outgoing representative Cynthia Lummis.
Following Donald Trump's 2016 election as President, McMorris Rodgers became the vice-chair of his transition team.

Voice of America

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At 11:00 am on November 10, the President and President-elect held a private, 90-minute meeting at the White House, which was followed by a joint media availability in the Oval Office with a press pool composed of journalists from Reuters, Voice of America, Bloomberg, the Associated Press, Agence France-Presse, ABC News, and McClatchey syndicate.
Trump sent two of his political aides, Matthew Ciepielowski and Matthew Schuck, to the agency to aid its current CEO during the transition to the Trump administration.

President's Daily Brief

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Also on November 9, the U.S. Intelligence Community offered the full President's Daily Brief to Trump and Mike Pence, with Trump receiving his first brief on November 15 in his office at Trump Tower.
In the first six weeks of the presidential transition of Donald Trump in 2016, the President-elect averaged about one PDB a week.

Steven Mnuchin

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After Trump won the election, he announced that Mnuchin would join the transition team on November 11.

United States presidential transition

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The most recent transition was the Trump transition—the transition from the Obama administration to the Trump administration—which concluded on January 20, 2017, with the swearing in of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

Peter Thiel

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After Trump's victory, Thiel was named to the executive committee of the President-elect's transition team.

Darrell C. Scott

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On November 30, 2016, President Trump selected Scott to be part of his executive transition team in which Scott publicly thanked Trump on Twitter, that resulted in a backlash on social media, Scott was called an Uncle Tom and was accused of taking money in exchange for his support of President Donald Trump.

Pizzagate conspiracy theory

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Spokesman Jason Miller did not identify the reason for Flynn's dismissal; however, The New York Times reported that other officials had confirmed it was related to a tweet he made regarding the Pizzagate conspiracy theory.
On December 6, 2016, Flynn Jr. was forced out of Trump's transition team.

Keith Kellogg

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Trump put Kellogg in charge of the presidential transition agency action team for defense.

David Malpass

Throughout the election time period, Malpass was heading the transition team's work on economic agencies including Treasury, Commerce, the Federal Reserve, USTR and independent regulatory agencies as Trump prepared to become president.