Thursday, November 10, 2016

Trump's Short-list for Cabinet: Jamie Dimon Seems to have Taken his Name Out at Treasury

This is a pretty interesting list of people he has lined up. Very different than the academics and policy wonks that Obama had in his Cabinet. These people are mostly business people that will hopefully do the People's business.

Secretary of State

Newt Gingrich, former Republican Speaker of the House
Bob Corker, chairman, United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations
John Bolton, former United States Ambassador to the United Nations

Treasury Secretary

Steven Mnuchin, finance chair of Trump’s presidential campaign and one of Trump’s economic advisors
CNBC reports that Trump’s team considered JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon for this role but that he declined.

Defense Secretary

Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency

Attorney General

Gov. Chris Christie, New Jersey
Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor

Interior Secretary

Forrest Lucas, an oil industry executive, who is the co-founder of Lucas Oil Products
Robert Grady, a venture capitalist and partner at Gryphon Investors

Agriculture Secretary

Bruce Rastetter, an entrepreneur of agriculture and energy and Iowa’s biggest GOP donor
Sid Miller, Texas Department of Agriculture Commissioner

Commerce Department Secretary

Sen. David Perdue, served as former chief executive officer at Reebok and Dollar General
Lew Eisenberg, Finance Chair, Republican National Committee
Wilbur Ross, billionaire investor and one of Trump’s economic advisors

Labor Secretary

Victoria Lipnic, a commissioner of the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under the Obama administration since 2010

Health and Human Services Secretary

Dr. Ben Carson, a surgeon who ran in the Republican Presidential Primary
Bobby Jindal, former governor of Louisiana

Energy Secretary

Harold Hamm, an American entrepreneur and chief executive officer of Continental Resources

Education Secretary

Dr. Ben Carson, a surgeon who ran in the Republican Presidential Primary
William Evers, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution who has served as senior advisor to then-Education Secretary Margaret Spellings

Veterans Affairs Secretary

Jeff Miller, Chairman, House Committee on Veteran Affairs

Homeland Security

David Clarke, Sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin
Michael McCaul, a Texas Republican Congressman

Environmental Protection Agency administrator

Myron Ebell, director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy at the Competitive Enterprise Institute

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