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Bio: Vice President-elect has a long record of public service. Referring to himself as "a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order,"
Pence was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2000. In 2013, he became the 50th Governor if the state of Indiana.
Prior to his career in politics, Pence worked an attorney and talk radio host.
Chief of Staff
Bio: Before joining the Trump White House, Reinhold Richard "Reince" Priebus was the Chairman of the Republican National Committee and the RNC general
Prior to his political career, Priebus was a practicing lawyer in Wisconsin.
Chief Strategist And Senior Counsel
Steven K. Bannon
Bio: Steve Bannon became chief executive officer of the Donald Trump's presidential campaign on August 17, 2016.
Prior to his political career, Bannon was an investment banker, a businessman, and media executive, working as the executive chairman of Breitbart
Bannon served in the United States Navy from 1976-1983.
White House Counsel
Bio: Donald (Don) McGahn II was tapped on November 25th to serve as Trump's White House Counsel.
Before being selected to serve in Trump's White House, McGahn was a former member of the United States Federal Election Commission, having served on
the commission from 2008-2013. McGahn has a long career as an election lawyer and is a partner at the law firm of Jones Day.
Senator Jeff Sessions
Bio: Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions III currently serves as U.S. Senator from Alabama. Prior to his career in the U.S. Senate, Sessions was the
U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama, having been appointed by then-President Ronald Reagen. Sessions was elected Attorney General of
Alabama in 1994 before being elected to the United States Senate in 1996.
Secretary Of Defense
Gen. James Mattis
Bio: General James Mattis is a 44-year veteran of the United States Marine Corps. Mattis brings with him a wealth of experience having served as
commander of United States Central Command from August of 2010 to March of 2013, replacing General David Petraeus.
Mattis is beloved by the men who served under him, and earned the nickname "Warrior Monk" for a ferocious yet intellectual approach to leadership.
Secretary Of Homeland Security
Gen. John Kelly
Bio: General Kelly is a distinguished military commander who is a widely respected by both his troops and Washington insiders.
With decades of experience leading U.S. Armed Forces, Kelly is a veteran of both Operation Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. The retired
general served as commander of United States Southern Command from November of 2012 until January of 2016.
Secretary of the Treasury
Bio: Steven "Steve" Mnuchin is a successful banker. Prior to being tapped to lead the U.S. Treasury, Mnuchin was chief executive of Dune Capital
Management, a privately owned hedge fund, and was a partner at Goldman-Sachs for 17-years.
Mnuchin served as the Trump campaign finance chairman
Secretary of Commerce
Bio: Wilbur Ross is a successful American investor and business man. Ross is known as a "turnaround artist" who has acquired failing businesses and
made them profitable.
Although a registered Democrat, Ross an early supporter of Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Bio: Dr. Ben Carson is a retired neurosurgeon and GOP former presidential candidate.
At 33, Carson became the director of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and earned fame for his groundbreaking work separating conjoined
twins. In 2000, the Library of Congress selected Dr. Carson as one of its "Living Legends." The following year, CNN and Time magazine named Dr. Carson
as one of the nation's 20 foremost physicians and scientists.
National Security Advisor
Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn
Bio: Retired Lt. General Michael Flynn served as the 18th Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency under President Barack Obama.
Flynn began his career in the U.S. Army in 1981 as a second lieutenant in military intelligence.
General Flynn retired on April 7, 2014, and became an advisor to the Trump campaign in February of 2016.
Deputy National Security Advisor
Bio: Donald Trump announced that he would tap Fox News contributor and national security analyst Kathleen Troia "KT" McFarland to be Deputy National
Security Advisor on November 25th.
KT McFarland brings a considerable amount of experience to the position having held national security posts in the administrations of presidents
Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan.
Bio:Congressman Michael "Mike" Pompeo has served as the U.S. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district since 2011. A graduate of West
Point Military Academy and Harvard Law, Pompeo served in the United Staes Army from 1986-1991, retiring at the rank of captain.
U.S. Ambassador To The United Nations
Governor Nikki Haley
Bio: Nimrata "Nikki" Haley was elected the 116th Governor of the state of South Carolina in 2010, and took office in 2011.
Prior to serving as governor, Haley was a ember of the South Carolina House of Representatives, serving the Palmetto state's 87th district.
Prior to her political career, Haley was a successful business woman, helping to grow her family clothing business into a multimillion-dollar
Secretary of Education
Bio: Betsy DeVos is the chairwoman of American Federation for Children which, according to the organization's website seeks "to improve our nation’s
K-12 education by advancing systemic and sustainable public policy that empowers parents, particularly those in low-income families, to choose the
education they determine is best for their children."
Secretary of Health and Human Services
Bio:Congressman Tom Price has represented Georgia's 6th congressional district since 2005.
Before serving in the House of Representatives, Price was an orthopedic surgeon. Price has been instrumental in crafting legislation to replace the
Affordable Care Act, and implementing such legislation would likely be amongst his first tasks as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Secretary of Transportation
Bio: Before being chosen to serve as Donald Trump's Secretary of Transportation, Elaine Chao served as Secretary of Labor under President George W.
Bush from 2001 through 2009, the first Asian-American woman to serve in a Cabinet position.
Chao has been married to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell since 1993
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