Former Ohio Leader Tapped To Head President-Elect Trump's Transition Team

Nov 11, 2016

President elect Donald Trump has tapped an Ohioan to head his domestic transition team.

Former Ohio Treasurer and Secretary of State Ken Blackwell will head a team working to formulate the president-elect's domestic policy, specifically developing education, transportation, environmental, and health and human service policy. It's a big comeback for Blackwell, a staunch conservative who's been out of elected office since he lost in a landslide to Democratic former Governor Ted Strickland in 2006. Most recently, Blackwell has been working at the conservative Family Research Council, a national conservative Christian think tank and lobbying organization.