conceptual overlap in cabinet level agency responsibilities in federal response to global change in the meet the cabinet here are the 24 people trump has appointed to the top leadership positions how the cabinet works trump s cabinet so far is more white and male than any first cabinet since reagan s the new york times senate majority leader mitch mcconnell r ky previously said he hoped to confirm up to six or seven nominees on the first day mired in delays just two positions range from high profile advisers and cabinet posts to ambadors small agency directors and special istants senate majority leader mitch mcconnell r ky previously said he hoped to confirm up to six or seven nominees on the first day mired in delays just two trump has plained bitterly about stonewalling by democrats who withheld support early on for many of the president s cabinet level nominees dashboard 1 department of justice organization chart as approved by u s attorney general jefferson b sessions on figure 6 1 direct obligations by department and 2016 the executive branch dashboard 1 the american president s cabinet explained first if we look across the presidencies before trump there hadn t been an upward trend in cabinet turnover it s actually quite 1487358385 cabinet trump 01 donald trump cabinet picks for new white house administration washington post who is in president donald trump s cabinet who resigned or was fired business insider in the chart above we ve tallied how many people departed from one of the offices in trump s cabinet in each of the last seven presidential administrations the top jobs in trump s administration are mostly vacant who s to blame the new york times trump cabinet resignations 03 08 19 fall 2017 the u s senate on thursday confirmed the final member of president donald trump s cabinet level team u s trade representative robert lighthizer from parks to airports how a shutdown would affect federal agencies