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VP-Elect Mike Pence to Take Over Trump Transition

Pence will replace New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as head of the transition team

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    Republican vice presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence speaks during a campaign rally, Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016, in Newton, Iowa.

    As the Trump presidency gains momentum, the president-elect's team continues to fill out its list of potential cabinet picks with new names, NBC News reported.

    Vice President-elect Mike Pence will spearhead the transition, taking over for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who will be one of several vice-chairs, the Trump campaign announced Friday.

    Pence, as well as Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign chief Steve Bannon will be leading the charge to whittle down names for cabinet positions. Along with them, the executive committee will include three of his children, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump, PayPal founder Peter Thiel, and RNC Chairman Reince Priebus.

    But despite Donald Trump's campaign pledge to "drain the swamp" in Washington and his outsider campaign, many of the prospects are clear Washington insiders.

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    [NATL] Trump Booed Leaving New York Times
    President Elect Donald Trump is booed as he walks through the lobby of The New York Times Building after a 75-minute meeting with Times journalists. The lobby of the Times building is open to the public, and a large crowd had gathered by the time he departed. (Published Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016)