U.S. President-elect Donald Trump says his transition to power is "going so smoothly," rebuffing reports of tough infighting among key advisers about top national security appointments in his new government.
Trump put Vice President-elect Mike Pence in charge of his White House transition team. Indiana Governor Mike Pence has strong ties to Republican leaders in Congress and is a strident opponent of abortion. Pence has pushed Congress to defund Planned Parenthood and signed a state law mandating that a fetus be buried or cremated after an abortion.
Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, seen here with Stephen Bannon, is on Donald Trump's transition team. The New Jersey real estate scion helped guide Trump to victory and is poised to remain an influential adviser during his presidency.
Republican former mayor of New York City, is vice chairman of the Trump presidential transition team. He is a contender for attorney general and secretary of state.
Stephen Bannon has been named Trump's chief strategist and senior counselor. Before he took over as chief executive of Trump's campaign in August, Bannon headed Breitbart News, a website and voice for the alt-right movement, a loose right-wing confederation that includes hardcore nationalists, neo-Nazis, white supremacists and anti-Semites.