Tag: Cabinet

Trump Takes Office with Least Diverse Cabinet in 30 Years

Donald Trump takes office today as president of the United States with the least diverse presidential Cabinet in decades, and the first Cabinet without a Latino member since President Ronald Reagan appointed the first Latino nearly 30 years ago. For the 15 core Cabinet posts, Trump selected 13 men and…

Obama Nominates Charlotte Mayor as Transportation Secretary

By Dara Sharif President Obama made a diversity pick of his own when he nominated the Mayor of Charlotte to be the nation’s next Secretary of Transportation. Mayor Anthony Foxx is the first Black person the President has selected to join his Cabinet in his second term. If confirmed by…