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California Rep. Devin Nunes named to Trump's transition team

 (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
(Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

California's Rep. Devin Nunes will be a member of the executive committee leading President-elect Donald Trump's Presidential Transition Team, according to the campaign.

The seven-term Republican from Tulare is chairman of the House Select Intelligence Committee.

Nunes and the 15 others on the team, including Trump's children and Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus, will help make hiring decisions ahead of Trump's January swearing-in.

Vice President-elect Mike Pence was named the new head of the transition team Friday.

Santa Monica native Stephen Miller is also listed as national policy director for the transition team.

Unlike possible Defense secretary pick Rep. Duncan Hunter, who was an early and vocal backer of Trump, Nunes stayed neutral during the primary and has said only that he supported the nominee of his party.

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