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Trump Names Reince Priebus Chief of Staff, Steve Bannon as Chief Strategist

President-elected Donald Trump signaled Sunday that the dual forces that helped get him elected — Republican loyalists and far-right conservatives — will share power in his White House, naming strategists to two top West Wing posts.

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus will serve as his White House chief of staff, suggesting an increased willingness by Trump to work within Washington’s system to accomplish his agenda.

At the same time, however, Stephen K. Bannon, the campaign CEO who helped amplify some of Trump’s most incendiary rhetoric about Muslims, immigrants and other minority groups, will serve as his chief strategist, according to a statement that called Priebus and Bannon “equal partners.” – READ MORE