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Trump Moves His Transition Talks to Trump Golf Course in Somerset Hills

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President-elect Donald J. Trump talks with Senator Ted Cruz during the US Presidential campaign. Credits: File photo
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BEDMINSTER, NJ - Traffic was already backed up by late Friday afternoon  in the area of Trump National Golf Course on Lamington Road in Bedminster, where U.S. President-elect Donald J. Trump shifted his transition meeting talks starting today, Nov. 18.

Meetings are expected to continue throughout the weekend.

According to various media reports, including a report on Golf.com, Trump's transition team will conduct some of its meetings at Trump National Golf Club on Lamington Road beginning on Friday, Nov. 18.

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Trump National Golf Course already has long been an important location for Trump: his daughter, Ivanka, held her wedding to Jared Kushner in 2009. Trump also requested permission from the Bedminster Land Use Board to be buried in a private cemetery on golf course property, although there is no guarantee that would be his ultimate decision. 

The transition team has been centered at the Trump Tower in Manhattan. Vice President-elect Mike Pence chairs the transition team. The team is tasked with helping the President-elect decide who he will nominate for cabinet posts in his administration, and how to fill other key posts in the administration.

 

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