Cabinet of the United States
Body consisting of the vice president of the United States and the heads of the executive branch's departments in the federal government of the United States.- Cabinet of the United States
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Upper chamber of the United States Congress, with the House of Representatives being the lower chamber.
These include the approval of treaties, and the confirmation of Cabinet secretaries, federal judges (including Federal Supreme Court justices), flag officers, regulatory officials, ambassadors, other federal executive officials and federal uniformed officers.
The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution deals with presidential succession and disability.
It also provides for the temporary transfer of the president's powers and duties to the vice president, either on the initiative of the president alone or on the initiative of the vice president together with a majority of the president's cabinet.
Officer of the United States who implements foreign policy for the U.S. government as the head of the U.S. Department of State.
The office holder is one of the highest ranking members of the president's Cabinet, and ranks the first in the U.S. presidential line of succession among Cabinet secretaries.
Head of the United States Department of the Treasury, and is the chief financial officer of the federal government of the United States.
The secretary is a statutory member of the Cabinet of the United States, and is fifth in the presidential line of succession.
Article Two of the United States Constitution establishes the executive branch of the federal government, which carries out and enforces federal laws.
Though not required by Article Two, President George Washington organized the principal officers of the executive departments into the Cabinet, a practice that subsequent presidents have followed.
Chief law enforcement officer of the federal government of the United States.
The attorney general is a statutory member of the Cabinet of the United States.
The United States federal executive departments are the principal units of the executive branch of the federal government of the United States.
The heads of departments are members of the Cabinet of the United States, an executive organ that normally acts as an advisory body to the president.
Order in which the vice president of the United States and other officers of the United States federal government assume the powers and duties of the U.S. presidency upon an elected president's death, resignation, removal from office upon impeachment conviction or incapacity.
The order of succession specifies that the office passes to the vice president; if the vice presidency is simultaneously vacant, or if the vice president is also incapacitated, the powers and duties of the presidency pass to the speaker of the House of Representatives, president pro tempore of the Senate, and then Cabinet secretaries, depending on eligibility.
The Cabinet Room is the meeting room for the officials and advisors to the president of the United States who constitute the Cabinet of the United States.
American revolutionary, statesman and Founding Father of the United States.
Hamilton led the Treasury Department as a trusted member of President Washington's first cabinet.