Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus will be President-elect Donald Trump’s chief of staff, according to multiple reports.
Trump sources also confirmed the news to Fox News:
BREAKING NEWS: RNC Chair Reince Priebus to be named President-elect Trump’s chief of staff, sources tell Fox News
— Fox News (@FoxNews) November 13, 2016
Politico is reporting the same:
Reince Priebus will be chief of staff, source who spoke to Trump tells me. Announcement could come in the next half hour
— Marc Caputo (@MarcACaputo) November 13, 2016
Several of Trump’s top advisers, including campaign manager Kellyanne Conway and campaign CEO Steve Bannon, were in the running for the coveted position. It was reported that former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski was also in consideration for the position.
The official announcement is expected to come sometime Sunday afternoon. Conway said Saturday the announcement was “imminent.”
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