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All Of Donald Trump's Cabinet So Far

President-elect Donald Trump has called for Washington to "drain the swamp". Here are his cabinet picks so far.

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WASHINGTON — Since winning the election on November 8, Donald Trump has selected 14 people for his presidential cabinet as part of his campaign to "drain the swamp". Currently, the positions under the Department of Agriculture and Department of Veterans Affairs remain open and under speculation.
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WASHINGTON — Since winning the election on November 8, Donald Trump has selected 14 people for his presidential cabinet as part of his campaign to "drain the swamp". Currently, the positions under the Department of Agriculture and Department of Veterans Affairs remain open and under speculation.

Senate Confirmation

The current Republican-controlled Senate begins confirmation hearing for eight of Trump's cabinet nominees on Jan. 10 (except Vice President Mike Pence and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus). History supports Trump's confidence in his appointees, with only 11 nominations withdrawn or not acted on by the Senate in 228 years the executive branch.

The Process

Nominations start at designated committees, which can hold hearings, pass it along for a vote, or not move on it (ending the nomination). Post-hearing, committees report nominations to the entire Senate for a simple majority vote. Nominees may not receive full confirmation until after the inuaguration on Jan. 20.

The Schedule

Attorney General: Jeff Sessions - Jan. 10-11, 9:30 a.m.

Homeland Security: John Kelly - Jan. 10, 3:30 p.m.

Secretary of State: Rex Tillerson – Jan. 11-12, 9 a.m., 10 a.m.

CIA Director: Mike Pompeo – Jan. 11, 10 a.m.

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao - Jan. 11, 10:15 a.m.

Secretary of Commerce: Wilbur Ross - Jan. 12, 10 a.m.

Secretary of Housing: Ben Carson, Jan. 12, 10 a.m.

Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos – Jan. 17, 5 p.m.

Secretary of Labor: Andy Puzder – Jan. 17 (tentative)

U.N. Ambassador: Nikki Haley – Jan. 18 (tentative)

Mike Pence, Vice President

Current governor of Indiana.
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Current governor of Indiana.

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General

Junior U.S. senator from Alabama.
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Junior U.S. senator from Alabama.

John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security

Former U.S. Marine Corps general and former commander of USSOUTHCOM.
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Former U.S. Marine Corps general and former commander of USSOUTHCOM.

Rex Tillerson, Secretary of State

Former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil from 2006 to 2016.
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Former Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil from 2006 to 2016.

Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury

Former partner and senior manager at Goldman Sachs and former hedge fund investor.
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Former partner and senior manager at Goldman Sachs and former hedge fund investor.

James Mattis, Secretary of Defense

Former U.S. Marine Corps general who served as the 11th Commander of the U.S. Central Command.

Former U.S. Marine Corps general who served as the 11th Commander of the U.S. Central Command.

Ryan Zinke, Secretary of the Interior

Current U.S. Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district.
Gage Skidmore

Current U.S. Representative for Montana's at-large congressional district.

Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce

Investor and former banker, known for restructuring failed companies in steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment, and textiles.
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Investor and former banker, known for restructuring failed companies in steel, coal, telecommunications, foreign investment, and textiles.

Elaine Chao, Secretary of Transportation

Served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush and 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush.

Served as the Deputy Secretary of Transportation under President George H.W. Bush and 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor under President George W. Bush.

Rick Perry, Secretary of Energy

Former Governor of Texas.
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Former Governor of Texas.

Andy Puzder, Secretary of Labor

Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants (the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr.).
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Chief Executive of CKE Restaurants (the parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr.).

Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Retired surgeon, author, and politician. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom under President George W. Bush.
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Retired surgeon, author, and politician. Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom under President George W. Bush.

Tom Price, Secretary of Health and Human Services

Physician and current U.S. Representative for Georgia.
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Physician and current U.S. Representative for Georgia.

Betsy DeVos, Secretary of Education

Former chair of the Michigan Republican Party known for advocacy of school choice and voucher programs.
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Former chair of the Michigan Republican Party known for advocacy of school choice and voucher programs.

Cabinet-Rank Positions

White House Chief of Staff: Reince Priebus

Chief Strategist and Senior Adviser: Steve Bannon

Environmental Protection Agency: Scott Pruitt

United Nations Ambassador: Nikki Haley

Council of Economic Advisers: Gary Cohn

Small Business Administration: Linda McMahon

Office of Management & Budget: Mick Mulvaney

Counselor to the President: Kellyanne Conway

Director of National Intelligence: Dan Coats

Senior Advisor to the President: Jared Kushner

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