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Who will influence housing in the new Trump cabinet
In the News

November 11, 2016

As the reactions to Republican Donald Trump’s election simmer down, attention has now been turned to who the new President-elect will appoint to the critical posts in the cabinet.

DS News


Pence in, Christie out as head of Trump transition effort
In the News

November 11, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump named Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the vice president-elect, to head their transition team, abruptly replacing New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday amid increasing signs that the effort to prepare the next White House is off to a rocky start.

Trump also took the unusual step of naming his three oldest children and his son-in-law to top posts, moves certain to create potential conflicts of interest given that his attorney said Trump would put his children in charge of his assets while he is president.

Courier Tribune


Trump GreatAgain.gov transition site up and running
In the News

November 10, 2016

The Trump administration’s transition website is now active. GreatAgain.gov explains how the team plans on ensuring a smooth transition. Agency Review Teams will be deployed to each federal agency to do so. Citizens will also be able to track the incoming administration’s plans through its transition Twitter handle: @Transition2017. (GreatAgain.gov)

Federal News Radio


Who might be in Donald Trumps cabinet? Plus, more about the transition
In the News

November 10, 2016

The election just ended and the new president does not even take office until Jan. 20. But the transition planning starts now. Who is going to be President-elect Donald Trumps secretary of state? His chief of staff?

National Public Radio


Trump transition moving forward with guidance from former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt
In the News

November 10, 2016

Former Utah Gov. Mike Leavitt, who ran 2012 Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s White House transition team, is also helping advise President-elect Donald Trump on his transition. In a webinar hosted by Leavitt Partners, the health care consulting firm he founded, the former governor said he has an advisory role with the nonpartisan Partnership for Public Service’s presidential transition center.

Desert News


Coming Soon to EPA: A Trump transition team
In the News

November 10, 2016

The Environmental Protection Agency should expect to have a few visitors arriving soon: a small “landing team” that will start work on the transition of power from President Barack Obama to President-elect Donald Trump. During the campaign, Trump repeatedly pledged to do away with “needless and job-killing” regulations as part of his economic plan, specifically highlighting major Obama-era environmental rules like the Clean Power Plan and the Clean Water Rule.

Bloomberg BNA


There is a precedent for Trumps governmentwide hiring freeze
In the News

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump needs to go bold in the fight against the large and growing cyber threat to federal information technology systems and data. The president elect can get a head start by building on and implementing the plans and actions now percolating in the Obama administration.

The country has learned hard lessons about network breaches, from the intrusion into the Office of Personnel Management and other federal agencies to the WikiLeaks hacks. The private sector faces a similar threat, as demonstrated recently by the service disruptions that affected Amazon, Twitter and other websites.

Government Executive


Why the country can be vulnerable during presidential transitions
In the News

November 09, 2016

North Korea and Russia might not wait until January 20 to test the new president-elect. The weeks between Election Day and Inauguration Day can be a key time for foreign adversaries to cause mischief for a new administration.

CNN


Trump begins to play catch up on transition to White House
In the News

November 09, 2016

The true test now begins for Donald Trump. The Republican president-elect paid little attention to transition planning leading up to his stunning victory. With 72 days before he takes control of the executive branch, Trump and his senior team on Wednesday immediately began the herculean task of picking a Cabinet and tapping hundreds of appointees to senior roles in key departments with State, Defense, Homeland Security, Commerce and Treasury among them and many requiring multiple security reviews or Senate confirmation.

Star Tribune


What the next administration needs on its tech agenda
In the News

November 09, 2016

Our president-elect will face several challenges, both foreign and domestic, including fighting terrorism, addressing immigration, strengthening the economy, improving relations between the public and law enforcement and curtailing health threats. The success of any administration hinges in part on having the right technology in place to enable the president’s policies and programs. 

FedTech Magazine


Transition moves into high gear
In the News

November 09, 2016

Our president-elect will face several challenges, both foreign and domestic, including fighting terrorism, addressing immigration, strengthening the economy, improving relations between the public and law enforcement and curtailing health threats. The success of any administration hinges in part on having the right technology in place to enable the president’s policies and programs. 

Federal Computing Week


Post-election, the hard work begins
In the News

November 09, 2016

The election may be behind President-elect Donald Trump, but his hard work is just beginning. In the 73 days between now and the inauguration, Trump will have plenty to do.

CNN


Margot Conrad: How will new president get things done?
In the News

November 09, 2016

Now that it is over, President-elect Donald Trump has to really think about how to get things done. One way is to use highly successful mechanisms left behind by the Obama administration.

Federal News Radio


How each candidate is getting ready to be president
In the News

November 08, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s transition teams have been operating in near-total secrecy. But based on a public schedule and a slew of hacked emails from when John Podesta headed the Obama transition in 2008, it’s likely that both teams have already gone a long way toward establishing detailed policy goals as well as picking the next White House staff and cabinet officials.

The Intercept


David Eagles: What happens next for presidential transition teams?
In the News

November 08, 2016

On Wednesday, one of the transition teams gets down to brass tacks. It might even visit you and ask you about your program. David Eagles, director of the Center for Presidential Transition at the Partnership for Public Service, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin what the first few days after the election will look like.

Federal News Radio


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