Transcript for Trump Receives 1st Presidential Daily Brief
President elect Donald Trump continues his transition to president receiving his first presidential briefing today in trump tower. For now want trump and Mike pencil get the same daily updates as President Obama he's going to be great for us he really. Trust team's rallying around him. There's now speculation that secretary of state we'll go to either former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani or former UN ambassador John Bolton. What am definitely not on the list anywhere in his cabinet and Carson. ABC news has learned that the former GOP presidential candidate has taken himself out of the running. But here's one appointee who's already been confirmed by trump polarizing politicians on the hill Stephen Bennett. Recently the editor of bright barred a conservative news at Lee considered to also be a voice white nationalist Democrats in congress are signing a letter to the president elect. Urging him to rescind his appointment of Bennett. Welcome to the dawn of a new unified Republican government. While many Republicans will be working closely with the trump administration. Are taking a more balanced approach when it comes to talking banning this is a person who helped him win an incredible victory incredible campaign. The president is to be judged on the results of this administration. The device election is now dominating president Obama's final overseas tour. He Combs international concerns when asked but also throws a subtle jab. And those folks who voted. To the president elect. Are better off than they were when I care about us. The current president decides what the president election overseas bank President Obama decided Donald Trump should know the intelligence of the old look presidential daily brief thank. That's what President Bush did for him eight years ago. Maggie really ABC news Washington.
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