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TRUMP ADMINISTRATION: A Run Down Of The President-Elect’s Cabinet Picks So Far

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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.