Trump pushes back: Transition process 'is very organized'
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpAmash responds to 'Send her back' chants at Trump rally: 'This is how history's worst episodes begin' McConnell: Trump 'on to something' with attacks on Dem congresswomen Trump blasts 'corrupt' Puerto Rico's leaders amid political crisis 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 PenceTrump refers to Ocasio-Cortez as just 'Cortez' because it 'takes too much time' to say full name Trump blasts 2020 Dems during campaign rally Philadelphia mayor: Trump would 'go to hell' if he had to go back to where he came from 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.