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Trump Cabinet Tally

President Donald Trump was elected as a Washington outsider.
Many of those considered for his Cabinet and key staff are insiders.

During the campaign Trump called the capital city a swamp where people stagnate for decades, sloshing from elected office to lobbying and consulting roles.

But he seems to recognize that managing the vast workings of federal functions will take some degree of insider knowledge. Here is a tally of the insiders and outsiders that were considered to fill key roles in his administration. Check marks show his nominations and the thumbs up indicates Congress' final approval.

Announced Picks
 Confirmed Picks

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