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With just a few weeks left before he takes office, President-elect Donald Trump has been filling the cabinet positions for his new White House administration.
VICE PRESIDENT: Mike Pence
President-elect Mike Pence is the current Governor of Indiana.
SECRETARY OF DEFENSE: General James Mattis
Retired US Marine Corps Four-star General and former Commander of the US Central Command. His call sign is “chaos” but his nicknames are “Mad Dog” and “Warrior Monk.” He is highly respected among military members and beyond.
SECRETARY OF STATE: Rex Tillerson
CEO of Exxon Mobile and celebrated for building relationships with leaders around the world while conducting business deals in the oil industry.
ATTORNEY GENERAL: Senator Jeff Sessions
Alabama State Senator who served as Attorney General of Alabama from 1995-1997 before moving to the Senate.
SECRETARY OF HOMELAND SECURITY: John Kelly
Retired US Marine Corps Four-star General and former Commander of the US Southern Command.
SECRETARY OF EDUCATION: Betsy DeVos
American Businesswoman and chair of a pro-school-choice group called American Federation for Children.
SECRETARY OF TREASURY: Steve Mnuchin
Goldman Sachs partner for 17 years and founded a film production and financing company called RatPac-Dune Entertainment. He currently runs a hedge fund.
SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR: Congressman Ryan Zinke
Former Navy SEAL for over two decades and was awarded two Bronze Stars for his service in Iraq. In 2008 he became a Montana Congressman.
SECRETARY OF COMMERCE: Wilbur Ross
An investor who acted as as economic advisor to Trump during his Presidential campaign.
SECRETARY OF ENERGY: Rick Perry
Former Governor of Texas from 2000-2014.
SECRETARY OF TRANSPORTATION: Elaine Chao
Served as the Secretary of Labor under George W. Bush. Married to Mitch McConnell.
SECRETARY OF LABOR: Andrew Puzder
CEO of CKE Restaurants which owns Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr.
SECRETARY OF HOUSING & URBAN DEVELOPMENT: Dr. Ben Carson
Neurosurgeon and former Republican Presidential candidate.
SECRETARY OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES: Congressman Tom Price
Congressman from Georgia and Chairman of the House Budget Committee. Also worked as an orthopedic doctor for over 20 years.