“He loves this country. He puts Americans and America first. He’s smart and he demands results,” Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said about Donald Trump in a short press conference on Wednesday afternoon. The curious presser came shortly after NBC reported that Tillerson had called Trump a “moron” (later clarified to…
The day before Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price resigned over his colossal overuse of private planes, Energy Secretary Rick Perry—who has never been the most graceful of public officials—reportedly took a chartered jet to visit a uranium facility in Ohio. This is just the latest in a cascade of stories…
Trump’s first-ever Cabinet meeting took place on Monday in the White House, although a more appropriate location might have been Dr. Evil’s volcano lair, or the last night of camp when everybody goes around the circle and says what they like about each other.
Donald Trump’s pick for Secretary of the Navy, businessman Philip Bilden, has withdrawn from consideration. He cites concerns over privacy and conflicting business interests as the two factors that most influenced his decision.
Following reports that Senate Republicans have advised the Trump administration to withdraw Secretary of Labor nominee Andrew Puzder’s nomination due to a lack of GOP support, Puzder has reportedly become the first of Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees to do so; NBC News confirmed the expected withdrawal with a senior…
On Monday, former Goldman Sachs banker Steven Mnuchin was confirmed by the United States Senate as Secretary of Treasury. The vote was close—53 to 47—and drawn roughly along party lines.
On Tuesday, the Senate voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. The tie-breaking vote went to Vice President Mike Pence in a novel move—this is the first time a vice president has been called to break a stalemate in a confirmation vote in the history of the United States.
Senate Democrats are still holding the floor in a 24-hour push to derail Betsy DeVos’s nomination for Secretary of Education, which for absolutely no logical reason will likely squeak through anyway.
Senate Democrats Monday announced that they will hold an all-night debate, which The Hill is describing as a “talkathon,” to attempt to stop the confirmation of Betsy DeVos, President Trump’s nominee for Education secretary.
After Democrats refused to show up for the vote on Cabinet nominees Steven Mnuchin and Rep. Tom Price—an obstruction tactic waged amid intense pressure from the left, which has strengthened in reaction to Trump’s absolutely terrifying first week—Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) has, as the …
Rudy Giuliani, former mayor of New York City and squirrelly, chattering sycophant, is president-elect Donald Trump’s primary pick for Secretary of State.
If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, she plans to model gender equality by giving women equal representation in the Cabinet.
During Monday night’s town hall on MSNBC, Hillary Clinton promised that, if elected president, women would make up half of her Cabinet.