Three weeks out from Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 presidential campaign, his transition team has already begun rolling out a series of top staff hires and Cabinet picks.
There are just over 4,000 political appointments to be made by the incoming Trump administration. About 1,200 of them will require Senate confirmation — the Cabinet secretaries and their deputies, as well as those appointees who will head independent agencies, like the CIA and EPA, for instance. These nominees will go through a vetting process and Senate hearing.
Here’s a list of the top Cabinet and staff announcements Mr. Trump’s team has made so far, beginning with the most recent:
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