Two members of South Carolina’s congressional delegation have been named to positions in President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team.
Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Trey Gowdy were both named to positions on the transition team Tuesday.
Scott was named a vice chair of the transition, one of seven named in a release sent out by the Trump team on Tuesday. Four others are also members of Congress. Vice President-Elect Mike Pence is the chairman of the transition.
Gowdy, of South Carolina’s Upstate 4th District, was also named to the transition’s executive committee.
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The transition team is assisting Trump in preparing to take over the presidency and staff his administration.