Countdown to Inauguration: What you need to know today

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COUNTDOWN TO INAUGURATION DAY (Jan. 20, 2017): 63 DAYS

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Reince Priebus

Reince Priebus

Appointments and nominations made by the Donald Trump administration

WHITE HOUSE CHIEF OF STAFF: Reince Priebus

CHIEF STRATEGIST AND SENIOR COUNSELOR: Stephen K. Bannon

ATTORNEY GENERAL: Jeff Sessions

LABOR SECRETARY: Victoria A. Lipnic

SECRETARY OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: Jeff Miller

NATIONAL SECURITY ADVISER: Michael T. Flynn

Steve Bannon

Steve Bannon

CIA DIRECTOR:Mike Pompeo

Senior White House leadership team, listed on Donald Trump’s official presidential transition website: Vice President-Elect Mike Pence as team chair, with Ben Carson, Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich, Michael T. Flynn, Rudy Giuliani, Jeff Sessions as vice chairs. The following have also been announced as joining the team’s executive committee: Lou Barletta, Marsha Blackburn, Pam Bondi (currently Florida’s Attorney General), Chris Collins, Jared Kushner, Tom Marino, Rebekah Mercer, Steven Mnuchin, Devin Nunes, Anthony Scaramucci, Peter Thiel, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trump.

POSITIONS THAT REMAIN TO BE FILLED: Secretary of State, Treasury Secretary, Defense Secretary, Interior Secretary, Agriculture Secretary, Commerce Secretary, Health and Human Services Secretary, Energy Secretary, Homeland Security Secretary, EPA Administrator, UN Ambassador.

STORIES THAT MATTERED MOST

Sessions dogged by racist claims

Dual roles for Trump family spark conflict of interest concerns

Obama advises anti-Trump protesters not be “silent”

Trump tweeted he helped save Ford plant, see tweet below, but others say it was never moving

Potential Treasury chief’s bank has history of alleged discrimination

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