TN Gov.-elect Bill Lee meets with President Trump at White House

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tennessee Governor-elect Bill Lee was among those who met Thursday with President Donald Trump at the White House.

President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, participates in a discussion with Governors-Elect Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

President Trump met with governors-elect in the Cabinet Room to discuss shared State-Federal priorities including workforce development, improving infrastructure, supporting veterans and military families, Opportunity Zones, and combating the opioid crisis, according to a release from the White House.

The following were in attendance, according to the release:

The White House

President Donald J. Trump

Vice President Mike Pence

Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to the President

Ivanka Trump, Advisor to the President

Kellyanne Conway, Senior Counselor to the President

John DeStefano, Counselor to the President

Andrew Bremberg Director, Domestic Policy Council

Doug Hoelscher, Director, Intergovernmental Affairs

Trump Administration

Secretary Wilbur Ross, Department of Commerce

Secretary Alex Acosta, Department of Labor

Secretary Alex Azar, Department of Health and Human Services

Secretary Elaine Chao, Department of Transportation

Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Department of Homeland Security

External Participants

Governor Mike Dunleavy, AK

Governor-elect Ron DeSantis, FL

Governor-elect Brian Kemp, GA

Governor-elect Lourdes “Lou” Leon Guerrero, GU

Governor-elect Brad Little, ID

Governor-elect J.B. Pritzker, IL

Governor-elect Gretchen Whitmer, MI

Governor-elect Mike DeWine, OH

Governor-elect Kevin Stitt, OK

Governor-elect Kristi Noem, SD

Governor-elect Bill Lee, TN

Governor-elect Albert Bryan, USVI

Governor-elect Tony Evers, WI

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