Rumors of Conflict, Infighting Hover Over the Trump Transition

Rumors of Conflict, Infighting Hover Over the Trump TransitionOne person close to Trump characterized the team as a “House of Thrones,” with factions warring to have the president-elect’s ear — a Mike Pence faction, a Trump family faction and a faction belonging to Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie had led the transition team but was ousted in favor of Pence, who is setting out to remove lobbyists from the group, aides tell ABC News. As a result, several of Christie’s allies have also been removed from the team, such as Michigan Rep. Mike Rogers and lobbyist Matthew Freeman.

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