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Meet Trump's Cabinet -in-waiting - POLITICO
And Trump campaign officials have worried privately that they will have difficulty finding high-profile women to serve in his cabinet, according to a person familiar with the campaign’s internal discussions, given Trump ’s past comments about women. Still, two Trump transition officials said they received an influx of phone calls and emails in recent weeks, as the polls tightened and a Trump White House seemed more within reach. Read more..
A Look at Trump's Cabinet Picks - ABC News
Trump has already announced many Cabinet picks and others whose positions are Cabinet -level, with more expected to come in the days and weeks ahead. All Cabinet -level appointments need to be confirmed by the Senate before they are officially appointed. Here is the growing list of Cabinet picks Read more..
Who’s in Trump ’s Cabinet?
President-elect Trump will have about 4,000 government positions to fill, including some of the most important posts in the US government. Cabinet positions require Senate confirmation, but other key posts are completely up to the discretion of the President. Read more..
Trump ’s Cabinet: Who it might be - TheHill
The New York billionaire has floated several names for Cabinet positions, with the list including political allies, rivals turned backers, business leaders and even Democrats. He’s mentioned Warren Buffett, for instance, who endorsed President Obama in the last two election cycles. The only common thread, if there is one, seems to be that Trump is looking for “winners,” successful people with a records of accomplishment. Read more..
Trump's Cabinet Is Going to Be as Bonkers... - Mother Jones
Who will join the Trump Cabinet ™? Over the course of the campaign, the former celebrity mogul dropped a number of hints, and he flirted with the idea of unveiling his Cabinet, reality TV-style, at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. (It didn't happen.) Since Trump won the election on Tuesday, his aides have started to fill in the gaps. Read more..
The Trump Cabinet Is Shaping Up to Be a Total Sausagefest
President-elect Donald Trump is about to start making his picks for cabinet members and advisers. Right now, it seems loyalty is the golden ticket into the Trump administration; his potential team is a parade of campaign surrogates and a smattering of people from the private sector, reports Politico. The administration is also looking pretty old, white, and male. Read more..
'Drain the Swamp'? Trump's Potential Cabinet Fills Out... - NBC News
Pence, as well as Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and campaign chief Steve Bannon will be leading the charge to whittle down names for cabinet positions. The transition executive committee will include three of his children, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump. But despite Donald Trump's campaign pledge to "drain the swamp" in Washington and his outsider campaign, many of the prospects are clear Washington insiders. Read more..
Trump's presidential cabinet takes shape - BBC News
Mr Priebus, 44, has been chosen as Mr Trump's White House gatekeeper. As chairman of the Republican National Committee, he was a bridge between the Republican nominee and a party establishment that was embarrassed by its own presidential standard-bearer. But he has never held elected office and brings no policy experience to the White House in a role serving as a liaison to cabinet agencies. Read more..
How The Donald Trump Cabinet Stacks Up, In 3 Charts: NPR
Donald Trump has chosen Robert Lighthizer as the next U.S. Trade Representative, his team announced Tuesday. That adds another white man to Trump's already relatively non-diverse Cabinet. It also means one more Cabinet member with government experience — one area in which Trump's cabinet has less representation than prior administrations. Read more..
Trump cabinet picks galling to democrats—Commentary
Imagine what Cain would have asked for had he done something good! But in 2016, the Democrats might have a point in that Trump seems to be going out of his way to choose a number of cabinet members who raise liberal hackles as much as possible. He's tapped several appointees who are best known for their strong opposition to the agencies they're going to lead. Read more..
President Trump Administration Survey - GOP
President Trump Administration Survey. Please respond only to those positions for which you can name the most qualified candidate. Secretary of State. Read more..
Trump's Cabinet -appointment process is like... - Business Insider
Donald Trump promoting his reality show "The Apprentice" in 2012. Getty. Drama and showmanship has surrounded President-elect Donald Trump's selection of his Cabinet — in typical Trump fashion. Trump has hyped and teased whom he will pick to serve in his administration, tweeting that only he knows the "finalists." Read more..
Trump's cabinet is mostly white and male. - PBS NewsHour
President-elect Donald Trump and his transition team have received scathing criticism for putting together one of the least diverse cabinets in recent history. The cabinet is nearly all-white and all-male — and mostly older and affluent. This lack of cabinet diversity could have concrete consequences on everything from criminal justice to health care policy, according to advocates and experts who study diversity and interviews with current and former cabinet officers. Read more..
Donald Trump Cabinet Picks List: All of His Appointments - Heavy.com
However, Ricketts got behind Trump when he became the nominee, in September donating $1 million to a pro-Trump PAC, according to WGNTV. The Ricketts family is worth over $1 billion. Trump has been criticized for appointing so many billionaires to lead his cabinet, and Trump defended himself this week by saying that he wants people who were successful in their careers. Read more..
Donald Trump ’s rumored Cabinet picks are his most dedicated... - Vox
If elected, Donald Trump is planning to stock his Cabinet with a group of ex-presidential candidates and businesspeople who are personally loyal to him, NBC News's Katy Tur and Benjy Sarlin report. The shortlist includes a number of names that should be very familiar to anyone following the campaign, particularly on cable news, this cycle Read more..
Who's in Donald Trump's Cabinet? - The Atlantic
The Donald Trump Cabinet Tracker. A guide to the business tycoons, generals, and conservative politicians the president-elect has nominated to run his administration as they navigate the Senate confirmation process. Read more..
Donald Trump's Cabinet is awesome
This is why watching who he appoints to various Cabinet positions is so important. They give us some flavor of what his administration is going to be like, and what his priorities might be. Speaking as someone who opposed Trump's candidacy from the start, I have to say, so far, I'm quite pleased with what I see when I read the tea leaves. Read more..
Trump shuffles transition team, eyes loyalists for Cabinet - Reuters
Paul, who also ran for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, said he was concerned by Giuliani's work on behalf of foreign governments. One loyalist who will not be playing a role in Trump's Cabinet is retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who advised Trump after dropping his own presidential bid earlier this year. "His life has not prepared him to be a Cabinet secretary," said Armstrong Williams, Carson's business manager. Read more..
Donald Trump's Cabinet: Announcements so far - CBS News
There are just over 4,000 political appointments to be made by the incoming Trump administration. About 1,200 of them will require Senate confirmation — the Cabinet secretaries and their deputies, as well as those appointees who will head independent agencies, like the CIA and EPA, for instance. Read more..
Trump cabinet picks: several key posts decided... - The Guardian
Follow along for the latest news from the day in politics as Trump ’s transition begins to fill key cabinet appointments. Read more..
Trump ’s Cabinet picks sounding alarm bells
President-elect Donald Trump dines with former Gov. Mitt Romney on Nov. 29. Trump is reportedly considering Romney for secretary of state (Photo: Twitter/Taegan Goddard). It’s often said “personnel is policy” when it comes to an incoming president’s Cabinet selections, and that’s what has some of Donald Trump ’s most fervent supporters asking, “Why THESE people?” Read more..
REPORT: Trump Cabinet Shortlist Leaked... 1 Huge Surprise
A major aspect of that discussion revolves around who exactly will make up Trump ’s cabinet of advisers who will aid in implementing his various policies. Of course it is widely expected that Trump ’s cabinet will contain many of the individuals who prominently stood by his side during the grueling and intense campaign, but exactly which position those loyalists will be rewarded with remains up for debate. Read more..
Trump's Cabinet Wealthier Than One-Third of US Households...
"Even if we just compare the wealth of Trump's cabinet to the median household, it is still an impressive concentration of riches," Dan Kopf wrote for Quartz. "It would take about 120,000 households with the United States median net worth of about $83,200 to match the wealth of just the four richest members of Trump's cabinet —Betsy DeVos, Wilbur Ross Jr., Linda McMahon, and Rex Tillerson." Read more..
An early look at what a Trump cabinet might look like - MSNBC
Donald Trump ’s cabinet -in-waiting is taking shape in the final days of the race, as aides eye a number of Trump loyalists for major posts should he win on Tuesday. Among the names being considered, according to conversations with three campaign advisers who requested anonymity to speak freely: Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Read more..
Donald Trump's Proposed Cabinet Is Very White... - The Huffington Post
Donald Trump ’s Cabinet is shaping up to be the least diverse in recent history, with just three people so far who are not white men. Of the 13 people Trump has nominated for Cabinet positions, only Ben Carson (Housing and Urban Development), Elaine Chao (Transportation) and Betsy DeVos (Education) are not both white and male. Read more..
Trump's Cabinet: Speculation mounts over... - Fox News
Trump campaign aides are suggesting the Cabinet would “be a mix” of outsiders and more traditional choices. “Keep in mind, this campaign was an outsider campaign, so it would be foolish to go ahead place a bunch of Washington, D.C., insiders into D.C. roles,” a senior aide told reporters on VP-elect Mike Pence’s flight from New York to D.C. on Thursday. The following is a cheat sheet of possible considerations so far for Trump ’s Cabinet and White House positions Read more..
What Do Trump ’s Cabinet Picks Say About His... - FiveThirtyEight
We’re now officially three weeks past Election Day, and Donald Trump ’s administration is starting to take shape (including a couple of Cabinet appointments announced or reported today). So it seems like a good moment to take a step back from the drip, drip, drip of transition news and talk about what we’ve learned — if anything — about how this administration will work, the policies Trump will pursue and the way the media will cover it all. Read more..
Trump Cobbles Together Cabinet Picks as Race... - Fox Business
As Trump ’s favorability increases, people inside the Trump campaign have been scrambling to cobble together a list of people to serve in a possible Trump Cabinet. Much of the list, these people say, is in flux. While Christie is at the top of the list for a possible Trump Attorney General, he might not make the cut depending on the outcome of the current “Bridgegate” trial, where two former underlings of his are facing federal criminal charges for closing lanes on the George Washington Bridge. Read more..
Donald Trump Cabinet: Anti-Black Lives Matter Sheriff David Clarke...
Donald Trump's ascension to the White House means one of the president-elect's top priorities will be to name a cabinet to help lead the U.S. forward. With the lingering threat of terror attacks in the U.S., the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security may take precedence for Trump. Read more..
Sustaining the Swamp: Top 10 Trump Cabinet Picks – Part 1
The Trump cabinet choices. have now mostly been selected, as only 6 weeks remain until the inauguration of Donald Trump on January 20, 2017. Trump has met all sorts of people, including top NWO (New World Order) insiders like war criminal Henry Kissinger, ex-CIA director and Bilderberger David Petraeus, and CFR (Council on Foreign Relations) chief Richard Haas. Read more..
Meet Donald Trump's Cabinet (So Far) - Zero Hedge
But Trump did become the nominee and he repeatedly called Romney a "choker." Whether these two men can bury the hatchet or if Romney would agree to serve in the Cabinet of a president whose nomination he so strenuously opposed, remains to be seen. But a Romney nomination to such a high profile position could help calm the nerves of establishment Republicans who are still very nervous about Trump. Read more..
RE: Trump Cabinet. (11-12-2016 05:35 AM)kungfool Wrote: TYT is reporting that Trump's people called JP Morgan's Jaime Dimon to offer him a position, As Secretary of the Treasury. Read more..
Do 17 picks for Donald Trump's Cabinet... - PolitiFact Wisconsin
As for Trump ’s Cabinet picks, a number have made news for their wealth. But let’s start with what is the Cabinet. The Cabinet has 16 members who are in the official line of succession to the presidency -- the vice president, plus the heads of 15 executive departments, such as the secretary of state and the secretary of defense. Read more..
President Trump's Cabinet - LifeZette
Donald Trump is the favorite to win the Republican nomination. And with the growing legal troubles of Hillary Clinton and the leftist extremism of Bernie Sanders, he may well be the favorite for the presidency, too. And so, it’s not too early to start considering whom he might choose for his Cabinet. Well, it’s probably a little early. But it’s fun. So, without further adieu, here are LifeZette’s choices for the Cabinet of President Donald Trump. Read more..
Trump Just Announced Possible Cabinet Members... - Headline Politics
Donald Trump has been making the rounds in numerous interviews the last few weeks, never relenting on his calls to make America great again. Most recently, he’s been discussing who he would have fill his Cabinet should he be elected. His choices will make liberals and their cohorts in the media go absolutely insane. Read more..
Walter White Shows Up to SNL as a Trump Cabinet... - Mediaite
“It’s almost as if Mr. Trump appoints these people to undermine the agencies they represent,” Bennett’s Tapper says at one point. “Nope, they’re alt-good,” says McKinnon’s Conway stealthily. As for Walter White himself, he says of Trump at one point, “I’m a big fan, I like his style.” He further remarks he’s only the third person in the Trump ’s cabinet to fake his own death, a storyline from the hit AMC drama. “Donald Trump and I agree: it’s time to Make America Cook Again.” Read more..
You're Hired! A Master List Of Trump Appointees
Jeff Sessions (R-AL). Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House, announced he will not serve on a Trump cabinet in any official role, but will focus on "strategic planning." South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. Treasury Secretary: Steve Mnunchin, Goldman banker and Trump finance chair was selected for the position. Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services committee. Read more..
Trump ’s Corporate Cabinet - BillMoyers.com
President-elect Donald Trump ’s Cabinet and top nominees draw more deeply from an extremist faction of the corporate class than any in memory, and likely in history. We are witnessing the wholesale corporate takeover of the American government. Nothing more plainly shows Trump ’s complete cynicism and dishonesty than his absolute betrayal of the core claim of his campaign — to rid Washington of corruption, cronyism and insider dealing. Read more..
Every single Trump cabinet member so far opposes LGBT rights
Every single cabinet member appointed by Donald Trump so far opposes LGBT rights. The Republican President-elect has begun appointing his top team ahead of his inauguration in January. So far the billionaire – who claimed he would “protect our L-G-B-T-Q citizens” while running for election – has appointed a string of politicians who oppose LGBT rights. With many spots still up for grabs, here’s a run-down of Trump ’s cabinet so far Read more..
trump cabinet - Tumblr
confirmation hearings for jeff sessions start tomorrow (1/10/17). sessions is trump ’s pick for attorney general and in the tradition of trump cabinet selections he fundamentally opposes the rights and freedoms this position is meant to uphold. the nyt has a great piece by matt apuzzo summing up sessions’s nightmare right-wing monster feelings in his own words Read more..
Top News - AnchorFree
9 (UPI) -- Several of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet appointments are scheduled for confirmation hearings this week, where they will start their process for acceptance or rejection to the top posts in the federal government. The nominations are set to receive their hearings before Trump's inauguration a week from Friday, so they can be put to a vote. Read more..
The Many Faces of Trump's Cabinet Picks
Admitted he is unqualified for Cabinet post; PP. Transportation. Elaine Chao. Y. $ Mitch McConnell’s wife; Mitch now in Trump ’s back pocket. Agriculture.? Trump searching for a Hispanic to fill post. Veteran’s Affairs.? Cabinet -level Read more..
EndorseThis: A Closer Look At Trump Cabinet Vetting
The Trump cabinet vetting seems particularly weak, as the Late Night host notes, in a case like Rick Perry, who will take over the Energy Department and its responsibility for our nuclear arsenal — despite his “C” grades in high school physics and chemistry. And then there’s Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, who said he liked the Klan until he found out that some of their hooded goons smoke weed. Read more..
Trump Predicts Cabinet Picks Will Be Confirmed - NBC Bay Area
Facing a week of high-profile tests for his administration-in-waiting, President-elect Donald Trump predicted Monday that all of his Cabinet picks would win Senate confirmation even as Democrats charged that Trump's team was ignoring standard vetting protocol. "I think they'll all pass," Trump said of his would-be Cabinet, describing them as "all at the highest level" in between private meetings in his Manhattan sky rise. Read more..
5 Huge (And Under-Reported) Problems With Trump's Cabinet
Surely, the serial racist, sexist, elitist homophobe has had to change his ways in order to join the Trump cabinet. After all, Trump said transgender people can use whichever bathroom they want! He must be appointing Jeff Sessions in the same way Quentin Tarantino casts aging character actors -- he knows they deserve another chance. Read more..
A guide to Trump's alarming cabinet full of climate deniers
Trump's narrow electoral victory suddenly catapulted climate denialists to the center of policy making in Washington. People whose views rendered them fringe backbenchers will now be cabinet secretaries, capable of abruptly and profoundly altering course on U.S. climate policy. For each of the major environmental agencies, including the Department of Energy, Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Interior... Read more..
Senate to grill Trump's cabinet nominees
WASHINGTON – The US Senate begins confirmation hearings for key nominees to Donald Trump's cabinet Tuesday, amid concerns many of the president-elect's picks haven't been fully vetted over ethics, or made full financial disclosures. Ten days before Trump takes the oath of office, lawmakers will hold hearings for Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions, Trump's nominee for US attorney general, and retired Marine general John Kelly, his choice for homeland security secretary. Read more..
Everything You Need To Know About Donald Trump's Cabinet...
In addition to known homophobe Mike Pence, Trump's team is already shaping up to be one of the scariest in American history… largely because they're mostly millionaire and billionaire businesspeople. But we're sure they're totally gonna fight for Middle America over their own corporate interests… CLICK HERE to view "Donald Trump's Cabinet Of Horrors: Why You Should Be Afraid…" Read more..
CNN: Trump cabinet pick invested in company, introduced a bill...
Tech stocks soar as growth trumps Trump fears. Trump's NATO comments differ from his own nominees. Trump tweets MLK salute, will meet with son. Plagiarism revelations derail Trump appointee. Trump rattles NATO with 'obsolete' blast. These Democrats aren't attending Trump's inauguration. Trump's team already trying to break Senate Supreme Court filibuster. IMF: Trump stimulus set to boost US growth. Read more..
Imagining President Trump's Cabinet -The Daily Show with Trevor...
all the pens with tiny pens. so his hands look normalin the photos. That's the first thinghe'll have to do. But then... but then he'll haveto assemble a cabinet, you know? A secretary of defense,a secretary of state, homeland security, uh, commerce. But what exactlywill Trump's cabinet look like? Well, we may know much soonerthan we previously thought. Read more..
Top Picks for All 16 Positions in the Donald Trump Cabinet
Given that Trump and fellow Republicans argue they have the mandate to change Washington, the smart money should anticipate a sharp rollback of all the central policies enacted during the Obama administration. Below is a breakdown of potential candidates to fill out the Donald Trump cabinet when he enters office Jan. Read more..
Trump Cabinet Is Richer Than the Poorest Third of Households (VIDEO)
If confirmed, Trump's Cabinet would be the richest in history by far. And Trump is pitching his Cabinet's massive wealth as a feature, arguing their financial success indicates they have the skills necessary to succeed at running a government agency. SEE MORE: Donald Trump Is Mending Ties With Tech Giants... Read more..
Kelly Ayotte – Trump Cabinet - National Review
The Trump transition team is quickly getting to work to identify the best choices for Cabinet posts, as well as for a Supreme Court nominee to fill the seat of the late Antonin Scalia, which has remained vacant since last February. A leaked list of prospective Cabinet picks suggests that the transition team, led by New Jersey governor Chris Christie, is almost exclusively focused on Trump loyalists — and men. Read more..