The Cabinet - US Government Illustration

The Cabinet

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"The tradition of the Cabinet dates back to the beginnings of the Presidency itself. Established in Article II, Section 2, of the Constitution, the Cabinet's role is to advise the President on any subject he may require relating to the duties of each member's respective office.

The Cabinet includes the Vice President and the heads of 15 executive departments the Secretaries of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, State, Transportation, Treasury, and Veterans Affairs, as well as the Attorney General." The Cabinet

The Vice President

Department of Agriculture

Department of Commerce

Department of Defense

Department of Education

Department of Energy

Homeland Security

Housing & Urban Development

Department of the Interior

Department of Labor

Department of State

Department of Transportation


Veterans' Affairs

Attorney General & the Department of Justice

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