Posts tagged "Cabinet"
President Trump’s labor secretary withdraws nomination

President Trump’s labor secretary withdraws nomination

On Feb. 15, President Trump’s Labor Secretary nominee Andrew Pudzer withdrew his nomination, securing a victory for Democrats in Congress who actively opposed his candidacy. In a statement published by CNN, Pudzer explained his reasons for dropping: “After careful consideration and discussions with my family, I am withdrawing my nomination for Secretary of Labor. I...
DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education

DeVos confirmed as Secretary of Education

On Feb. 7, the Senate confirmed billionaire Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education in a 51-50 vote. The night before the confirmation featured Senate Democrats taking the floor to denounce DeVos and attempt to dissuade Republican Senators in a lengthy session. Protests outside the Senate also took place as a demonstration of public disapproval. The Senate...
Trump cabinet pick Betsy DeVos raises concerns

Trump cabinet pick Betsy DeVos raises concerns

The past several weeks have been a whirlwind of transition as the Trump administration solidifies its hold on the White House. Among several new decisions, Donald Trump’s cabinet picks have sparked widespread public debate. Betsy DeVos, Trump’s choice for Secretary of Education met with a great degree of outcry as many viewed her as unfit...
Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

Former South Carolina Governor Haley becomes U.S. ambassador to the United Nations

On Tuesday, former South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley was confirmed by the U.S. Senate as President Trump’s ambassador to the United Nations. During the hearing, Haley announced her official position on the all-important issue of Russia, as she declared the Russians to be guilty of war crimes in Syria. In the hearing, Haley stated “Russia is trying...
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