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Trump adds two SC lawmakers to transition team

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott U.S. Sen. Tim Scott
Rep. Trey Gowdy (R, SC) Rep. Trey Gowdy (R, SC)
WASHINGTON (FOX Carolina) -

President-elect Donald Trump along with Vice President-elect and Chairman of the Presidential Transition Team Mike Pence announced new additions to the Trump-Pence Presidential Transition Team on Wednesday.

Joining the distinguished group of are two South Carolina lawmakers. U.S. Senator Tim Scott has been added to Trump's Presidential Transition Team as a Vice Chair. Congressman Trey Gowdy has been added to the Executive Committee. 

The president-elect shared the following information in a release:

Joining the distinguished group of Vice Chairs are Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis, Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland, Congressman Tom Reed and Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers and U.S. Senator Tim Scott. Also joining the Executive Committee are: Congressman Sean Duffy, Congressman Trey Gowdy, Congressman Dennis Ross, Pastor Darrell Scott and Kiron Skinner.

President-elect Trump’s Presidential Transition Team Vice Chairs and Executive Committee consist of:

Vice Chairs:

  • Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
  • Dr. Ben Carson
  • New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
  • Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin
  • Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, USA (Ret.)
  • Former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich
  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani
  • Congresswoman Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)
  • Incoming Deputy National Security Advisor Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland 
  • Congressman Tom Reed (R-NY)
  • Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA)
  • U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)
  • U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)
  • Executive Committee:
  • Congressman Lou Barletta (R-PA)
  • Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi
  • Congressman Chris Collins (R-NY)
  • Congressman Sean Duffy (R-WI)
  • Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC)
  • Jared Kushner
  • Congressman Tom Marino (R-PA)
  • Rebekah Mercer
  • Steven Mnuchin
  • Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA)
  • Congressman Dennis Ross (R-FL)
  • Anthony Scaramucci
  • Pastor Darrell Scott
  • Kiron Skinner
  • Peter Thiel
  • Donald Trump Jr.
  • Eric Trump
  • Ivanka Trump
  • RNC Chairman and incoming White House Chief of Staff, Reince Priebus
  • Trump Campaign CEO and incoming Chief Strategist and Senior Counselor to the President, Stephen K. Bannon

President-elect Trump also named additional key leadership staff positions supporting the Presidential Transition Team: Aaron Chang, Steven Cheung, AJ Delgado, Jeff DeWit, Jessica Ditto, George Gigicos, Michael Glassner, Stephanie Grisham, Katrina Pierson and Sean Spicer.

The Presidential Transition Team’s leadership staff lineup consists of:

  • Nick Ayers, Senior Advisor, Vice President-elect
  • Kellyanne Conway, Senior Advisor
  • David Bossie, Deputy Executive Director
  • Aaron Chang, Advance Lead
  • Steven Cheung, Director of Rapid Response
  • AJ Delgado, Senior Advisor
  • Jeff DeWit, Special Advisor for Operations
  • Jessica Ditto, Deputy Communications Director
  • George Gigicos, Director of Advance
  • Michael Glassner, Special Advisor for Operations
  • Stephanie Grisham, Press Director
  • Hope Hicks, National Press Secretary
  • Don McGahn, General Counsel
  • Jason Miller, Communications Director
  • Stephen Miller, National Policy Director
  • Katrina Pierson, Senior Advisor
  • Josh Pitcock, Senior Advisor, Vice President-elect
  • Dan Scavino, Director of Social Media
  • Marc Short, Senior Advisor, Vice President-elect
  • Sean Spicer, Senior Communications Advisor
  • Katie Walsh, Senior Advisor

Earlier this month President-elect Donald J. Trump announced that Vice President-elect Mike Pence will serve as Chairman of the Presidential Transition Team and Rick Dearborn will join the Presidential Transition Team as Executive Director. 

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