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Presidential Transition Summer Timeline Infographic
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August 30, 2016

This infographic outlines some of the presidential transition tasks the candidates’ teams will take on in the summer before the election.

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Tag(s): agencies, Center for Presidential Transition, GSA, national security, Partnership for Public Service, transition management, vetting


Transition Overview from General Services Administration
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August 02, 2016

The Transition Overview, published by the General Services Administration, provides a synopsis of the 2016 presidential transition process outlining major transition activities and governance structure to provide a quick guide of the who, what, and when of the major milestones that occur during a presidential transition.

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Tag(s): GSA, transition management


Trump, Clinton transition teams move into GSA
In the News

August 01, 2016

With political conventions behind them, the next White House administration moved its transition teams to Washington, D.C. this week to prepare for the transfer of power to the 45th President of the United States.

Whoever that is.

Federal Times

Tag(s): GSA


With political conventions over, presidential transition planning to hit full stride
In the News

August 01, 2016

With political convention balloons now dropped in both Cleveland and Philadelphia, the federal government on Monday begins in earnest to conduct what both parties hope will be a smooth presidential transition under the new law signed by President Obama in March.

Designated transition staffers from both the Clinton and Trump campaigns will move in on Aug. 1 to office space near the White House. 

Government Executive

Tag(s): GSA


Move in day: Presidential transition teams settle in D.C.
In the News

August 01, 2016

On August 1, the federal government will officially offer assistance to both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s presidential transition teams. This support signals the importance of pre-election transition planning, and will help the two candidates prepare to govern and fulfill campaign promises if elected.

Bloomberg Government

Tag(s): appointments, GSA


GSA Presidential Transition Act Update Letter September 2012
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September 28, 2012

Second General Services Administration (GSA) update memo details both planned and ongoing activities being taken by the executive branch to prepare for the possibility of a full transfer of authority to a new president as a result of the 2012 presidential election.

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Tag(s): GSA, White House


Memorandum of Understanding between the General Services Administration and the Romney Readiness Project
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September 17, 2012

A memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing guidelines for obtaining services and facilities made available by the General Services Administration.

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Tag(s): budget, GSA, transition management, historical


General Services Administration Presidential Transition Act Update Letter June 2012
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June 01, 2012

This General Services Administration (GSA) update memo details both planned and ongoing activities being taken by the executive branch to prepare for the possibility of a full transfer of authority to a new president as a result of the 2012 presidential election.

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Tag(s): GSA, White House


Memorandum of Understanding Between the Obama-Biden Transition Project and the General Services Administration
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November 05, 2008

Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Obama-Biden Transition Project and the General Services Administration regarding obtaining services and facilities from GSA under the Presidential Transition Act.

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Tag(s): GSA, transition management, historical


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