NEW YORK, May 9 (UPI) -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump named New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as chairman of his transition team to the general election Monday.
"Gov. Christie is an extremely knowledgeable and loyal person with the tools and resources to put together an unparalleled transition team, one that will be prepared to take over the White House when we win in November," Trump said in a statement. "I am grateful to Gov. Christie for his contributions to this movement."