Steve Bannon will serve as chief strategist and senior counselor!
“I am thrilled to have my very successful team continue with me in leading our country,” Trump said in a statement. “Steve and Reince are highly qualified leaders who worked well together on our campaign and led us to a historic victory. Now I will have them both with me in the White House as we work to make America great again.”
The announcement also said the Priebus and Bannon will work closely with Vice President-elect Mike Pence in the transition effort.
Bannon, whose position was listed first in the announcement, is also quoted, and expressed his enthusiasm at working with Priebus. “We had a very successful partnership on the campaign, one that led to victory,” he said. “We will have that same partnership in working to help President-elect Trump achieve his agenda.”