Donald Trump must pick the right people to help him not only get elected, but to ensure he enters the White House surrounded by the best people possible. And so he must pick a transition team — someone who can ensure a smooth transition when Obama hands over the keys. Trump has picked a chairman to lead the team.
In a press release on Donald Trump’s website this morning is an announcement that Governor Chris Christie will serve as Transition Team Chairman if Trump wins the November election. Normally candidates wait until near or after the election to announce this position, but Donald Trump isn’t waiting – he is already putting his plans in place to assume the role of Commander in Chief.
The statement reads: “Governor Chris Christie will serve as Transition Team Chairman, overseeing an extensive team of professionals preparing to take over the White House, and all that entails, in the fall. Governor Christie has been a loyal supporter and confidant to Mr. Trump and the campaign. He has been entrusted to oversee this important task with the goal to implement this team in an official capacity in November.”
In the written statement, Mr. Trump said, “Governor Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and loyal person with the tools and resources to put together an unparalleled Transition Team, one that will be prepared to take over the White House when we win in November. I am grateful to Governor Christie for his contributions to this movement.”
Governor Christie said, “I am honored by the confidence being placed in me by Mr. Trump and look forward to putting together a first rate team to assemble an administration to help best serve the President-elect and the nation.”
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