Florida AG Pam Bondi named to President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, State of Florida photo
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi, State of Florida photo

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — President-elect Donald J. Trump has picked Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi to be a member of his transition team.

Trump made the announcement on Friday.

He also announced that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will serve as Chairman of the Presidential Transition Team, and that Dr. Ben Carson, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, USA (Ret.), Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani and U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions will join the team’s Executive Committee as Vice Chairs.

Here are the leaders who will be members of Trump’s Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee-

  • 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.
  • Eric Trump
  • Ivanka Trump
  • RNC Chairman Reince Priebus
  • Trump Campaign CEO Stephen K. Bannon

“Together this outstanding group of advisors, led by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, will build on the initial work done under the leadership of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to help prepare a transformative government ready to lead from day one,” stated President-elect Donald J. Trump in a news release announcing the transition team.

“The mission of our team will be clear: put together the most highly qualified group of successful leaders who will be able to implement our change agenda in Washington. Together, we will begin the urgent task of rebuilding this nation – specifically jobs, security and opportunity. This team is going to get to work immediately to Make America Great Again.”

President-elect Donald J. Trump today also announced that Chief of Staff to U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, Rick Dearborn, will join the Presidential Transition Team as Executive Director.

Joining Dearborn on the Presidential Transition Team’s Staff Leadership lineup are:

  • Kellyanne Conway, Senior Advisor
  • David Bossie, Deputy Executive Director
  • Stephen Miller, National Policy Director
  • Jason Miller, Communications Director
  • Hope Hicks, National Press Secretary
  • Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media
  • Don McGahn, General Counsel
  • Katie Walsh, Senior Advisor

The Vice President-elect has tapped his three senior advisors, Nick Ayers, Josh Pitcock, and Marc Short, to work alongside him in this process.

Bondi had come under criticism when it was revealed she personally solicited a political contribution from Trump around the same time her office deliberated joining an investigation of alleged fraud at Trump University and its affiliates.

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