Trump cabinet

Rick Perry, Ben Carson confirmed to Cabinet posts

Washington, D.C. – Two more controversial Trump administration cabinet posts were confirmed on Thursday. Former Texas governor Rick Perry was confirmed as Energy Secretary in a 62-37 vote, according to a report by USA Today. Perry once promised to eliminate the department, …

Senator Merkley questions Carson HUD nomination

Washington, D.C. – After President-elect Donald Trump announced Dr. Ben Carson as a nominee for the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, Senator Jeff Merkley issued the following statement; “Ben Carson has given me plenty of reasons to …

Trump taps Ben Carson for HUD secretary

(CNN) — Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday. “I am thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as our next Secretary of the US Department of …

Palin to lead Veterans Affairs?

(NBC News) — President-elect Donald Trump will hold a press conference on December 15th to detail his plan to remove himself from his businesses in order to avoid conflicts of interest. “The presidency is a far more important task,” Trump tweeted Wednesday …

Trump picks Elaine Chao for transportation secretary

(CNN) — President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Elaine Chao, the former labor secretary and wife of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, to be his choice for transportation secretary, an official briefed on the matter told CNN on Tuesday. The announcement is expected …

More cabinet candidates emerge

(NBC News) — Retired General Michael Flynn returned to Trump Tower Thursday.  President-elect Donald Trump’s close aide is now reportedly his pick for National Security Advisor. The retired three-star general is controversial, appearing in the past on Russian T.V. and with Vladimir …