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Tag: Trump Cabinet

  • Wednesday, December 14th 2016 - 05:10 UTC

    Trump challenges Congress and nominates close friend of Putin, Rex Tillerson Secretary of State

    Rex Tillerson, 64, has no government or diplomatic experience but has done extensive work overseas on behalf of his petroleum company.

    Donald Trump officially announced his plan Tuesday to nominate ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, a pick that could pose complications in the confirmation process due to Tillerson's ties to Russia. Tillerson, 64, has no government or diplomatic experience but has done extensive work overseas on behalf of his petroleum company.

  • Tuesday, December 13th 2016 - 07:51 UTC

    Another Goldman Sachs/Wall Street top official named to Trump's economic team

    At Goldman, Cohn was in charge of some of the firm’s cash-cow businesses, including the division overseeing fixed income, currency and commodities.

    Gary Cohn who was tapped Monday by President-elect Donald Trump to head the Gary Cohn , is second-in-command at investment banking giant Goldman Sachs, which he once hoped to lead. Cohn, 56, has worked on Wall Street since the 1990s and is one the firm’s best known public faces. He makes frequent television appearances to talk about the health of financial markets and the global economy.

  • Wednesday, November 9th 2016 - 09:02 UTC

    Close friends and loyalists considered for the Trump cabinet

    Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser

    Now that Donald Trump will be moving to the White House next January, speculation about the names being considered for his cabinet have started to emerge. According to sources close to the winning team some of the names included are Rudy Giuliani for attorney general, Newt Gingrich for secretary of state, retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn for defense secretary or national security adviser, Trump finance chairman Steve Mnuchin for Treasury secretary, and Republican National Committee finance chair Lew Eisenberg for commerce secretary.