President-elect Donald Trump named Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, as his chief of staff on Nov. 13, 2016.
Priebus, along with former head of Breitbart News Steve Bannon, will be "working as equal partners to transform the federal government," Trump said in the statement. Bannon was appointed as chief strategist and senior counselor to the president.
Despite Trump's promise to "drain the swamp" of establishment politicians, Priebus is a Washington insider who is expected to help restore Trump's relationship with Republican Party leaders.
Here are seven things to know about Trump's new right-hand man.
He lived most his life in Wisconsin
He ran for office in Wisconsin in 2004
He became the RNC chairman in 2011