Reports: Priebus will serve as Donald Trump’s chief of staff

WASHINGTON — Republican National Committee Chair Reince Priebus will serve as Donald Trump’s chief of staff, according to multiple reports.

Sources told NBC News that Priebus earned Trump’s trust over the course of the campaign by steadfastly defending him while other top Republicans denounced Trump or refused to vocally support him.

He is thought to be an olive branch to the mainstream Republican Party and establishment, according to NBC News.

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