Welcome to our first Federal Affairs Issue Network. The following is a status update on President Trump’s Cabinet-level nominees.
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|Nominee||Cabinet position||Former position||Status|
|Jeff Sessions||Attorney General||U.S. Senator – Alabama||Pending|
|Scott Pruitt||Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency||Oklahoma Attorney general||Pending|
|Linda McMahon||Administrator of the Small Business Administration||Former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment||Pending|
|Mick Mulvaney||Director of Office of Management and Budget||U.S. Representative – South Carolina||Pending|
|Sonny Perdue||Secretary of Agriculture||Former Georgia Governor||Pending|
|Wilbur Ross||Secretary of Commerce||Investor, Former Banker||Pending|
|James Mattis||Secretary of Defense||Retired Marine General||Confirmed|
|Betsy DeVos||Secretary of Education||Philanthropist, Charter School Advocate||Pending|
|Rick Perry||Secretary of Energy||Former Texas Governor||Pending|
|Tom Price||Secretary of Health and Human Services||U.S. Representative – Georgia||Pending|
|John Kelly||Secretary of Homeland Security||Retired Marine General||Confirmed|
|Ben Carson||Secretary of Housing and Urban Development||Former Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at John Hopkins Hospital||Pending|
|Ryan Zinke||Secretary of Interior||U.S. Representative – Montana||Pending|
|Andrew Puzder||Secretary of Labor||CEO, CKE Restaurants, Inc.||Pending|
|Rex Tillerson||Secretary of State||CEO, ExxonMobil||Pending|
|Elaine Chao||Secretary of Transportation||Former Labor Secretary (2001-2009)||Pending|
|Steven Mnuchin||Secretary of Treasury||Goldman Sachs Partner||Pending|
|David Shulkin||Secretary of Veterans Affairs||Under Secretary for Health for the Department of Veteran Affairs||Pending|
|Nikki Haley||U.S. Ambassador to United Nations||Governor of South Carolina||Confirmed|
|Robert Lighthizer||U.S. Trade Representative||Former Deputy U.S. Trade Representative (early 1980s)||Pending|
I look forward to sharing more federal news with you. Please contact me if you have any questions.