Trump’s Cabinet

Trump’s Cabinet is almost all done now. The appointments to date are:

  1. President –
  2. Vice-President – Mike Pence, Governor of Indiana
  3. Secretary of State – Rex Tillerson, CEO of Exxon Mobil
  4. Secretary of the Treasury – Steven Mnuchin, former investment banker
  5. Secretary of Defense – James Mattis, retired four star general
  6. Attorney General – Jeff Sessions, Senator from Alabama
  7. Secretary of the Interior – Ryan Zinke, Representative from Montana
  8. Secretary of Agriculture
  9. Secretary of Commerce – Wilbur Ross, investor and billionaire
  10. Secretary of Labor – Andrew Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants (Carl’s Jr)
  11. Secretary of Health and Human Services – Tom Price, physician, Rep for Georgia’s 6th, Chair of House Budget Committee
  12. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development – Ben Carson, retired neurosurgeon
  13. Secretary of Transportation – Elaine Chao, former Secretary of Labor
  14. Secretary of Energy – Rick Perry, former Governor of Texas
  15. Secretary of Education – Betsy Devos, chair of alliance for School Choice, philanthropist
  16. Secretary of Veterans Affairs
  17. Secretary of Homeland Security – John Kelly, retired four star general

And Cabinet level officials are:

  • White House Chief of Staff – Reince Priebus, Chair of the RNC
  • Ambassador to the UN – Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina
  • Administrator of the EPA – Scott Pruitt, Attorney General of Oklahoma
  • US Trade Representative –
  • Director of Office of Management and Budget –
  • Chairman of Council of Economic Advisers –
  • Administrator of the Small Business Administration – Linda McMahon, former CEO of WWE
  • National Security Adviser – Michael Flynn, retired three star general

It is usual to have one or two people from the other party in an administration. It will be interesting to see which Democrats, if any, accept an appointment to a Trump Cabinet.

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