A cupboard is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically comprising the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually known as ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are occasionally known as secretaries. The purposes of a cupboard are varied: in some countries it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may operate either as a purely advisory body or a helping institution to a conclusion making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are typically the body responsible for the day-to-day management of their authorities and response to unexpected occasions, whereas the legislative and legislative branches work at a measured rate, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
What are the duties of the 15 cabinet departments?
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, in Addition to the ...
What positions are in the cupboard?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their duties. Click here to see all foto