As president donald trump has the authority to nominate members of the united states cabinet to the senate for confirmation under the appointments clause in article ii section ii clause ii of the constitution. The presidency of donald trump began at noon est 17 00 utc on january 20 2017 when he was inaugurated as the 45th president of the united states succeeding barack obama a republican trump was a businessman and reality television personality from new york city at the time of his 2016 presidential election victory over democratic nominee hillary clinton.
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Cabinet donald trump administration. Before confirmation and during congressional hearings a high level career member of an executive. In just two and a half years the president has replaced 12 of his 23 cabinet positions some more than once. Although the president s cabinet is made up of the heads of 15 departments there are various other cabinet level officials.
The current lineup includes 17 millionaires 2. Don t join donald trump s cabinet. Summary and analysis of cabinet departures in the trump administration set out below is a list of departures from the president s cabinet since the beginning of the trump administration.
You know somebody recently asked me how many gays and lesbians work. Having overseen the highest turnover rate in presidential history president donald trump was bound to have a few disgruntled ex aides. Many political appointees of donald trump the 45th and current president of the united states have resigned or been dismissed the record setting turnover rate in the trump administration has been noted in various publications.
Trump s cabinet includes vice president mike pence and the heads of the 15 executive departments the secretaries of agriculture commerce defense education energy. This article lists the members of president donald trump s cabinet trump assumed office on january 20 2017 and the president has the authority to nominate members of his cabinet to the united states senate for confirmation under the appointments clause of the united states constitution. This article documents the nominated candidates to trump s cabinet and their confirmation process including senate committee hearings and roll call votes.
Here is president trump s cabinet as it currently stands. The trump ally went on to tell a story about a recent exchange he had about his lgbt colleagues in the trump administration.