Cabinet of Donald Trump

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This article lists the members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet.wikipedia
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Ryan Zinke

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Congressman Ryan Zinke was announced as the nominee for Secretary of the Interior on December 15, 2016.
Ryan Keith Zinke (born November 1, 1961) is an American politician and businessman who served as United States Secretary of the Interior in the Trump Administration from 2017 until his resignation in 2019.

Ben Carson

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On December 5, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate Ben Carson to the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Benjamin Solomon Carson Sr. (born September 18, 1951) is an American politician, author and former neurosurgeon serving as the 17th United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development since 2017, under the Trump Administration.

Dan Coats

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On January 7, 2017, Dan Coats, former senator of Indiana, was officially selected to be the Director of National Intelligence.
From 2017 to 2019, he served as the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration.

Mick Mulvaney

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney will concurrently serve as Acting White House Chief of Staff.
John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney (born July 21, 1967) is an American politician who is serving in President Donald Trump's cabinet as Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), as well as acting White House Chief of Staff.

Betsy DeVos

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Trump's selection of former RNC member Betsy DeVos from Michigan was officially announced on November 23, 2016.
On November 23, 2016, then-President-elect Donald Trump announced that he would nominate DeVos to serve as Secretary of Education in his administration.

Steven Mnuchin

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Trump announced the selection of investment banker Steve Mnuchin as Secretary of the Treasury on November 30, 2016.
Steven Terner Mnuchin (born December 21, 1962) is an American politician and investment banker who is serving as the 77th United States secretary of the treasury as part of the Cabinet of Donald Trump.

John F. Kelly

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On December 7, 2016, John F. Kelly, retired four-star Marine general, was selected to be the Secretary of Homeland Security.
On December 7, 2016, then President-elect Donald Trump nominated Kelly to head the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), a cabinet-level position.

Cabinet of the United States

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This article lists the members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet. This page documents the confirmation process for any successful or unsuccessful Cabinet nominees of Donald Trump's administration. Trump assumed office on January 20, 2017, and the president has the authority to nominate members of his Cabinet to the United States Senate for confirmation under Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution. All members of the Cabinet of the United States require the advice and consent of the United States Senate following appointment by the president before taking office.

Mike Pence

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After the election in November 2016, when the ticket formed by Trump and Pence defeated the Clinton and Kaine ticket as well as various third party opponents, the transition team was quickly reshuffled and expanded; Mike Pence was given the lead role (over Chris Christie), and several additional top-level transition personnel were added to the transition effort, most of them from the now-finished campaign effort.
During the transition phase of the Trump administration, Pence was reported as holding a large degree of influence in the administration due to his roles as a mediator between Trump and congressional Republicans, for reassuring conservatives about Trump's conservative credentials, and his influence in determining Donald Trump's cabinet.

Alexander Acosta

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On February 16, 2017, Alex Acosta, dean of the Florida International University College of Law and former Justice Department attorney, was officially selected to be the Secretary of Labor.
Acosta is the only Hispanic person to have served in President Trump's Cabinet.

Presidency of Donald Trump

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This page documents the confirmation process for any successful or unsuccessful Cabinet nominees of Donald Trump's administration.

Joe Manchin

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The vote fell along party lines with exception of Senator Joe Manchin as the sole Democratic vote for Mnuchin.
He was the only Democrat to vote in confirmation of Trump cabinet appointees Jeff Sessions and Steven Mnuchin, one of two Democrats who voted to confirm Scott Pruitt as EPA Administrator, and one of three who voted to confirm Rex Tillerson.

ExxonMobil

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On December 12, 2016, Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, was officially selected to be the Secretary of State.
In July 2017, ExxonMobil filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration challenging the finding that the company violated sanctions imposed on Russia.

Political appointments by Donald Trump

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For other high-level positions, see the list of Donald Trump political appointments.

Economic policy of Donald Trump

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Trump released a list of his campaign's official economic advisers in August 2016, which simultaneously was anti-establishment and therefore leant on those with governmental experience, yet at the same time aimed to include some members of business and finance.
Many of the names on the original list, or on the subsequent expansions thereof, received media attention as potential cabinet-level appointees, for instance to the presidential Council of Economic Advisers, or in other Trump administration roles.

Donald Trump

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This article lists the members of President Donald Trump's Cabinet. This page documents the confirmation process for any successful or unsuccessful Cabinet nominees of Donald Trump's administration.

United States Senate

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Trump assumed office on January 20, 2017, and the president has the authority to nominate members of his Cabinet to the United States Senate for confirmation under Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution. All members of the Cabinet of the United States require the advice and consent of the United States Senate following appointment by the president before taking office.

Appointments Clause

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Trump assumed office on January 20, 2017, and the president has the authority to nominate members of his Cabinet to the United States Senate for confirmation under Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution.

Constitution of the United States

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Trump assumed office on January 20, 2017, and the president has the authority to nominate members of his Cabinet to the United States Senate for confirmation under Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution.

United States congressional hearing

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Before confirmation and during congressional hearings, a high-level career member of an executive department heads this pre-confirmed cabinet on an acting basis.

Presidential transition of Donald Trump

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After the election in November 2016, when the ticket formed by Trump and Pence defeated the Clinton and Kaine ticket as well as various third party opponents, the transition team was quickly reshuffled and expanded; Mike Pence was given the lead role (over Chris Christie), and several additional top-level transition personnel were added to the transition effort, most of them from the now-finished campaign effort. The Cabinet's creation is part of the transition of power following the 2016 United States presidential election.

2016 United States presidential election

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The Cabinet's creation is part of the transition of power following the 2016 United States presidential election.

United States presidential line of succession

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They are listed in order of creation of the Cabinet position (also used as the basis for the United States presidential line of succession).

Advice and consent

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All members of the Cabinet of the United States require the advice and consent of the United States Senate following appointment by the president before taking office.

Executive Office of the President of the United States

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Although some are afforded cabinet-level rank, non-cabinet members within the Executive Office of the President, such as White House Chief of Staff, National Security Advisor, and White House Press Secretary, do not hold constitutionally created positions and most do not require Senate confirmation for appointment.