Two new advisers have been appointed to the transition team that will oversee his FCC and telecommunications policy agenda. Both of the new advisers are staunch opponents of net neutrality regulations.
Steve Bannon has been chosen as the Chief Strategist in Trump’s White House.
Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn has been chosen by President Elect Trump for the national security advisor job.
Rep. Mick Mulvaney, has been named, to head budget office
There are a number of positions that required Senate confirmation of appointees in the past, but do not today. The Presidential Appointment Efficiency and Streamlining Act of 2011 (Pub.L. 112-166), signed into law on August 10, 2012, eliminates the requirement of Senate approval for 163 positions, allowing the president alone to appoint persons to these positions. Parts of the act went into effect immediately, while other parts took effect on October 9, 2012, 60 days after enactment.
Jeff Sessions Is the New Attorney General Nominee Pick.