Trump Transition

Trump’s Team: Who’s who in president’s Cabinet, White House

President Trump quickly announced his picks for key Cabinet and White House positions after the November election. The following are his selections – Cabinet nominees are subject to Senate confirmation.

Cabinet members that have been confirmed

Individuals Trump has nominated and Senate has confirmed.

Rex Tillerson (CONFIRMED)

Rex Tillerson (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of State
James Mattis (CONFIRMED)

James Mattis (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Defense
Steven Mnuchin (CONFIRMED)

Steven Mnuchin (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Treasury

Trump campaign finance chairman; former Goldman Sachs partner; Hollywood producer

Jeff Sessions (CONFIRMED)

Jeff Sessions (CONFIRMED)

Attorney General
Tom Price (CONFIRMED)

Tom Price (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Health and Human Services

U.S. representative, Georgia; chairman of House Budget Committee; orthopedic surgeon

Betsy DeVos (CONFIRMED)

Betsy DeVos (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Education

Charter school advocate; philanthropist; Republican donor

Elaine Chao (CONFIRMED)

Elaine Chao (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Transportation
Nikki Haley (CONFIRMED)

Nikki Haley (CONFIRMED)

U.S. Ambassador to United Nations
John Kelly (CONFIRMED)

John Kelly (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Homeland Security

Retired Marine general; former commander of U.S. Southern Command

Linda McMahon (CONFIRMED)

Linda McMahon (CONFIRMED)

Administrator of the Small Business Administration

Former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment

David Shulkin (CONFIRMED)

David Shulkin (CONFIRMED)

Secretary of Veterans Affairs

Under secretary for health for the Department of Veterans Affairs; former hospital executive

Mick Mulvaney (CONFIRMED)

Mick Mulvaney (CONFIRMED)

Director of Office of Management and Budget

U.S. representative, South Carolina; former South Carolina state senator and representative

Scott Pruitt (CONFIRMED)

Scott Pruitt (CONFIRMED)

Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency

Oklahoma attorney general; former state senator

Cabinet nominees pending confirmation

Individuals that Trump has nominated but Senate has not yet confirmed.

Rick Perry

Rick Perry

Secretary of Energy

Former Texas governor; former Texas agriculture commissioner, two-time presidential candidate

Ryan Zinke

Ryan Zinke

Secretary of Interior

U.S. representative, Montana; member of House Natural Resources Committee; former Navy SEAL

Ben Carson

Ben Carson

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Former director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital; 2016 candidate for president

Wilbur Ross

Wilbur Ross

Secretary of Commerce

Investor; former banker

Robert Lighthizer

Robert Lighthizer

U.S. Trade Representative

Former deputy U.S. trade representative

Sonny Perdue

Sonny Perdue

Secretary of Agriculture

Former Georgia governor

Alexander Acosta

Alexander Acosta

Secretary of Labor

Florida International University College of Law dean; former federal prosecutor; former labor relations board member

Nominees out of contention

Andrew Puzder (WITHDREW FROM CONSIDERATION)

Andrew Puzder (WITHDREW FROM CONSIDERATION)

Secretary of Labor

White House

Individuals Trump has appointed

Reince Priebus

Reince Priebus

Chief of Staff

Chairman of Republican National Committee

H.R. McMaster

H.R. McMaster

National Security Adviser

Stephen K. Bannon

Stephen K. Bannon

Chief Strategist

Executive chairman of Breitbart News

Donald McGahn

Donald McGahn

White House Counsel

Former member of the Federal Election Commission

Kellyanne Conway

Kellyanne Conway

Counselor to the President

Former Trump campaign manager and senior adviser; pollster

Sean Spicer

Sean Spicer

Press Secretary

Chief strategist and communications director, Republican National Committee