Trump's security heightens as transfer of power continues

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President-elect Donald Trump has begun the process of choosing his inner circle. (KGO-TV)

Two months until his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump is now getting the highest level of protection.

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Trump Tower in New York City is getting 24 hour secret service coverage top to bottom.
Agents are spread throughout the building just like at the White House.

Concrete barriers, sanitation trucks and salt spreaders filled with sand serve as barricades along 5th Avenue, snarling traffic around the building.

A no fly zone, twto miles in radius is restricting airplanes and helicopter traffic.

President-elect Trump is also busy assembling the team that will help him lead his cabinet.

He tweeted out this message this morning saying:

It appears that Silicon Valley investor Peter Thiel may be joining his transition team.

Fortune magazine reports Thiel, who's a Facebook board member and a delegate for Mr.Trump, agreed to come on board, but no word yet on his exact role.

And Mr.Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner was seen talking with President Obama's Chief of Staff.

He is a possible candidate for Mr. Trump's Chief of Staff.

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Other cabinet contenders include Sarah Palin, Chris Christie, Newt Gingrich and Rudy Giuliani.

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