In between meetings, President-elect Trump tweeted on when Hillary Clinton inadvertently tipped him off that he would win the election, Chicago’s murder rate, and China and North Korea.
Other than the tweets, the federal holiday for New Year’s was fairly quiet at Trump Tower. The president-elect was visited by Vice President-elect Mike Pence, as well his son, Donald Trump, Jr., and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner. The Naked Cowboy did show up as well in Trump Tower.
The 115th Congress convenes today, which means the policy work is about to begin. And efforts to confirm, or not, Trump’s Cabinet and administration nominees and officials.
No new nominations or appointments announced. But former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue is said to top the list for the Agriculture Department post.
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