A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch. They are usually known as ministers, but in some jurisdictions are sometimes known as secretaries. The functions of a cabinet are diverse: in some states it is a collegiate decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it could function either as a purely advisory body or a assisting 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 the authorities and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and legislative branches operate in a measured pace, in sessions based on prolonged processes.
What are the responsibilities 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 from the cabinet?
Below are the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all foto