Mike Pence Removes Lobbyists from Trump Transition Team

13631462_10153851270882862_8781585399126898147_nLobbyists are being systematically removed from official roles in President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team.

The move to get rid of lobbyists in key roles was one of the first decisions made by Vice President-elect Mike Pence in his role overseeing the construction of a Trump administration.

According to Fox News:

“One source said the decision to remove the lobbyists “makes good on [Trump’s] vision of how he wants his government constructed.”

Tuesday evening, Pence formally signed a memorandum of understanding putting him in charge of the transition team. A similar document had been signed by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent months running transition operations before his demotion last week.

The switch slowed Trump’s ability to coordinate the transfer of power with the Obama administration. White House spokeswoman Brandi Hoffine told the Associated Press the administration was waiting on more documents required by law before agencies could begin sharing information with the transition team.

Pence ignored questions from reporters Tuesday, both as he entered Trump Tower with a thick binder tucked under his arm, and as he left six hours later.

A person familiar with the transition efforts told AP different factions in Trump’s team “are fighting for power.””

To read more, go to Fox News

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