Trump transition team names additional policy team members

The Trump-Pence Presidential Transition Team today announced additional members out of the White House policy team.

The Domestic Policy Director and Council will report to the Senior Advisor to the President for Policy, Stephen Miller. All members of the policy team will be required to accept a five-year ban on lobbying after the conclusion of their service as well as a lifetime ban on becoming registered lobbyists for a foreign government, according to a news release.

“These knowledgeable, skilled and talented experts will make enormous contributions to the President-Elect’s America First agenda,” incoming White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus said in a news release.

The White House Domestic Policy Council will oversee issue areas including the judiciary, budget, public safety, education and immigration policy, and will focus its efforts on the goal of increasing economic prosperity and protecting and defending the American worker and wage earner, particularly those underserved, the team said in its news release.

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