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The President's Cabinet

The President's Cabinet

Clearly one of the most popular homework assignments in America -- "Name the president's Cabinet."

The Cabinet-level departments are listed here in order of presidential succession.

Department of State

Secretary of State: Mike Pompeo
Web Address: //www.state.gov/

Department of Treasury

Secretary of the Treasury: Steven Mnuchin
Web Address: //www.ustreas.gov/

Department of Defense

Secretary of Defense: Dr. Mark T. Esper
Web Address: //www.defenselink.mil/

Department of Justice

Attorney General William P. Barr
Web Address: //www.usdoj.gov/

Department of Interior

Acting Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt
Web Address: //www.doi.gov/

Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Secretary of Agriculture: Sonny Perdue III
Web Address: //www.usda.gov/

Department of Commerce

Secretary of Commerce: Wilbur L. Ross, Jr.
Web Address: //www.commerce.gov/

Department of Labor

Secretary of Labor: Deputy Secretary of Labor Patrick Pizzella
Web Address: //www.dol.gov/

Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)

Secretary of Health and Human Services: Alex Azar
Web Address: //www.hhs.gov/

Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:Ben Carson
Web Address: //www.hud.gov/

Department of Transportation (DOT)

Secretary of Transportation: Elaine Chao
Web Address: //www.dot.gov/

Department of Energy (DOE)

Secretary of Energy: Rick Perry
Web Address: //www.doe.gov/

Department of Education

Secretary of Education: Betsy DeVos
Web Address: //www.ed.gov/

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)

Acting VA Secretary Robert Wilkie
Web Address: //www.va.gov/

Department of Homeland Security

Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan (to resign pending replacement)
Web Address: //www.dhs.gov/

Note: While not officially part of the Cabinet, the following positions currently have Cabinet-rank status:
White House Chief of Staff
Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency
Director of the Office of Management & Budget
United States Trade Representative
United States Ambassador to the United Nations
Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
Administrator of the Small Business Administration

More About the Cabinet

Why is it called "cabinet?" When did it first meet? How much do the secretaries make, who picks them and how long do they serve?


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