Florida AG Pam Bondi tapped for Trump's transition team
Mike Pence will lead Donald Trump's transition team
ORLANDO, Fla. – Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi will serve as a member of the transition executive team for President-elect Donald Trump.
Bondi joins a list of a more than a dozen people announced Friday who will help with Trump's transition to the White House.
The Miami Herald previously reported that Bondi could potentially get a position in the Trump administration.
The list also includes Trump's children, Donald Trump Jr., Eric and Ivanka.
Additionally, Republican Party Chairman Reince Priebus, former Breitbart news executive Steve Bannon, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions will also serve on the team.
Vice President-elect Mike Pence will lead the team, replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who was appointed over the summer.
Christie, who began leading the presidential transition in the months before Trump's surprise victory, will now serve as a vice-chairman.
"I am proud to have run the pre-election phase of the transition team along with a thoroughly professional and dedicated team of people," Christie said in a statement.
Trump said in a statement that Pence "will build on the initial work" Christie accomplished "to help prepare a transformative government ready to lead from day one.
"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," Trump said.
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