Donald Trump stunned Washington Tuesday night with his victory, but behind the scenes a smaller-than usual transition team has been preparing for this eventuality.
The transition team–the entity tasked with hiring staff, assembling Trump's cabinet and laying out the blue print for Trump's first 100 days– is like Trump's campaign itself: leaner than past operations and far more unconventional with an estimated 100 individuals working on it full time, according to CNN.
By comparison, the Associated Press reported that Romney's team–Romney Readiness Project–had more than 460 individuals working on it leading up to the 2012 campaign. President Barack Obama, for example, had 600 individuals charting the path forward in 2008.
Leading the team is New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former competitor. Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), a loyal foot soldier for Trump whose vision of border wall brand of immigration reform became a central theme in Trump's campaign, is also closely involved.
Here's what we know so far:
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