Trump pushes back: Transition process 'is very organized'
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Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot Intelligence community investigating links between lawmakers, Capitol rioters Michelle Obama slams 'partisan actions' to 'curtail access to ballot box' MORE is pushing back on reports that his transition to the White House has been messy. 


In a tweet after he snuck out of Trump Tower without notifying his press pool, the president-elect said a “very organized process [is] taking place as I decide Cabinet and many other positions.” 

“I am the only one who knows who the finalists are,” the tweet ended. 

Key figures have been purged from Trump’s transition team in recent days. 

Vice President-elect Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard Pence'QAnon shaman' is 'wounded' Trump hasn't helped him Biden can build on Pope Francis's visit to Iraq The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Lawmakers face Capitol threat as senators line up votes for relief bill MORE replaced New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as the head of the transition, which stalled the process as Pence had yet to sign a key document governing the move to the White House. 

The White House on Tuesday evening said it had received the memorandum of understanding from Pence. 

Pence has also reportedly purged the transition team of all lobbyists, while Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was said to have dismissed two people with ties to Christie. 

There has been a deluge of reports about potential Cabinet picks, though none have been confirmed.