On Friday afternoon, Frank Thorp of NBC News tweeted out president-elect Donald Trump’s alleged transition committee. According to the Tweet, the committee will include Congressman Lou Barletta, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, Congressman Chris Collins, Jared Kushner, Congressman Tom Marino, Rebekah Mercer, Steven Mnuchin, Congressman Devin Nunes, Anthony Scaramucci, Peter Thiel, Donald Trump Jr., and Eric Trump. According to the New York Times, Mr. Christie, Rudolph W. Giuliani, and Michael T. Flynn will serve as vice chairs of the transition team. Rick Dearborn, the chief of staff to Jeff Sessions, will help run the transition office, and Vice President-elect Mike Pence has been appointed to the role of transition chairman.
According to a Friday NYTimes article, the transition team will also include Mr. Trump’s campaign chairman, Stephen K. Bannon, and RNC chairman Reince Priebus.
Meanwhile, the list of potential cabinet members keeps growing. Jamie Dimon, the chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, has been named as a possible candidate for secretary of Treasury. Sources have also told NBC that Texas representative Mike McCaul is being considered for the position of Secretary of Homeland Security, and former Michigan Representative Mike Rogers is on the list of potential CIA Directors.
On Friday, Mr. Giuliani told CNN he is considering accepting the appointment as attorney general, and added on, “… there’s probably nobody that knows the Justice Department better than me.” The role of chief of staff is expected to come down to Mr. Bannon and Reince Priebus.
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