US Cabinet


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Noun1.US Cabinet - a board to advise the PresidentUS Cabinet - a board to advise the President; members are the secretaries of executive departments; the United States constitution does not provide for the cabinet
Attorney General of the United States, Attorney General - the position of the head of the Justice Department and the chief law enforcement officer of the United States; "the post of Attorney General was created in 1789"
Agriculture Secretary, Secretary of Agriculture - the position of the head of the Department of Agriculture; "the post of Secretary of Agriculture was established in 1889"
Commerce Secretary, Secretary of Commerce - the position of the head of the Department of Commerce; "the position of Commerce Secretary was created in 1913"
Defense Secretary, Secretary of Defense - the position of the head of the Department of Defense; "the position of Defense Secretary was created in 1947"
Education Secretary, Secretary of Education - the position of the head of the Education Department; "the post of Education Secretary was created in 1979"
Energy Secretary, Secretary of Energy - the position of the head of the Department of Energy; "the post of Energy Secretary was created in 1977"
Secretary of Health and Human Services - the position of the head of the Department of Health and Human Services; "the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services was created by Congress in 1979"
Secretary of Housing and Urban Development - the position of the head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; "the position of Secretary of Housing and Urban Development was created in 1966"
Labor Secretary, Secretary of Labor - the position of the head of the Department of Labor; "the post of Labor Secretary was created in 1913"
Secretary of State - the position of the head of the State Department; "the position of Secretary of State was established in 1789"
Secretary of the Interior, Interior Secretary - the position of the head of the Department of the Interior; "the position of Interior Secretary was created in 1849"
Secretary of the Treasury, Treasury Secretary - the position of the head of the Treasury Department; "the position of Treasury Secretary was created in 1789"
Secretary of Transportation, Transportation Secretary - the position of the head of the Department of Transportation; "the post of Transportation Secretary was created in 1966"
Secretary of Veterans Affairs - the position of the head of the Department of Veterans Affairs; "the post of Secretary of Veterans Affairs was created in 1989"
cabinet - persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers
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The unannounced high-level visit to Afghanistan is the first from any US cabinet member since the announcement of America's new strategy for Afghanistan that involves maintaining presence of US troops in the war-torn country.
The premier, during his visit, held dialogues on a number of issues of bilateral interests with US President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and other US cabinet members.
Etihad Airways President and Chief Executive, James Hogan, wrote a letter last week to the US' top diplomat, John Kerry, the Secretary of State, and other US cabinet officials requesting him to end the allegations against his airline by the US airlines.
The American Atlantic magazine, reported that an American official in the US cabinet, described Netanyahu by a "coward", adding that he cares about nothing but his political position, and will never contribute to any agreement with neither Palestinians nor Arabs.
Members of the Committee, who are being selected by invitation only, are leaders at the top of the business, academic and non-profit sectors; they are influencers from every region of the world, including industry CEOs, international policymakers, and former US Cabinet officials and lawmakers, they champion efforts to spur economic growth, alleviate poverty, and advance worldwide financial stability.
In a sign of Washington's unease over the path being taken by Egyptian leaders, no top US cabinet members attended Sisi's inauguration earlier this month.
In a sign of Washington's unease, no senior US cabinet members will be attending the inauguration, with State Department Counselor Thomas Shannon asked to lead the delegation.
While Members of the US Congress, of the US Cabinet, and of the diplomatic corps in Washington are typically invited to participate in the National Prayer Breakfast, the other more than 3 500 guests come from a variety of walks of life - Heads of State, Members of the European Parliament, United Nations diplomats, European, Asian, African and Latin American politicians, missionaries working in various countries, US and foreign business leaders, and students.
Forghani wrote: "In just 21 hours [after the attack on Syria], a family member of every US cabinet minister, US ambassadors, US military commanders around the world will be abducted.
US trade chief to join private sector (Financial Times): "Ron Kirk, who was Barack Obama's main international trade negotiator for four years, will announce on Monday that he is joining Gibson Dunn, a prominent US law firm, to advise its global clients, making a quick move to the private sector after stepping down from the US cabinet just a few weeks ago.