And I've asked him to begin work immediately as head of my transition team.
"I was the head of my own transition team, and we only brought a few people in here," he said.
Even members of the transition team involved in intelligence policy were caught off guard.
Those jobs are being screened by the President's transition team.
To prepare for the challenge, he named a transition team.
The rules do not have the force of law and can only be enforced by the transition team.
I want you on my transition team to turn the military over to Lincoln in the best possible shape.
Thus, the transition team would be able to start screening candidates quickly.
But Armstrong's first and most important task of all was to run the transition team.
He was previously a member of Obama's presidential transition team.