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Trump eyes loyalists as he rejigs transition team

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President-elect of the United States of America Donald Trump is closing in on naming two loyal Wall Street backers to key economic positions as he reshuffled his transition team again on Tuesday, jettisoning a national security expert and lobbyists from his inner circle.

The Republican flagbearer also cleared a paperwork snag that had temporarily stalled his transition after he put his Vice President-elect Mike Pence in charge of the process.

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“Very organized process taking place as I decide on Cabinet and many other positions,” Trump said on Twitter after taking his family to dinner at 21 Club, a Manhattan restaurant, his motorcade slipping away from reporters gathered at his apartment building.

“I am the only one who knows who the finalists are!” Trump said

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