NEW YORK (KWQC) – President-elect Donald Trump has formally announced the leadership team that will assist him during his time in the White House.
According to a press release sent out on Sunday afternoon, Trump has chosen Trump for President CEO Stephen K. Bannon as his Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor. Trump also selected Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus to be his White House Chief of Staff.
The release states that Bannon and Priebus will also help Vice President-elect Mike Pence lead the transition process as Trump prepares for his inauguration.
The release provided these statements from Trump, Bannon, and Priebus:
“I am thrilled to have my very successful team continue with me in leading our country,” said President-elect Trump. “Steve and Reince are highly qualified leaders who worked well together on our campaign and led us to a historic victory. Now I will have them both with me in the White House as we work to make America great again.”
“I want to thank President-elect Trump for the opportunity to work with Reince in driving the agenda of the Trump Administration,” noted Bannon. “We had a very successful partnership on the campaign, one that led to victory. We will have that same partnership in working to help President-elect Trump achieve his agenda.”
“It is truly an honor to join President-elect Trump in the White House as his Chief of Staff,” added Priebus. “I am very grateful to the President-elect for this opportunity to serve him and this nation as we work to create an economy that works for everyone, secure our borders, repeal and replace Obamacare and destroy radical Islamic terrorism. He will be a great President for all Americans.”