A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically comprising the top leaders of the executive branch. They are normally known as ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are occasionally known as secretaries. The purposes of a cabinet are varied: in some countries it is a collegiate decision-making body with collective duty, while in others it may operate either as a strictly advisory body or an helping institution to a decision making head of state or head of government. Cabinets are usually the body responsible for the daily management of their authorities and response to sudden events, whereas the legislative and legislative branches operate at a measured pace, in sessions according to lengthy procedures.
What will be 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, as well as the ...
What places are in the cabinet?
Below will be the Cabinet positions and their responsibilities. Click here to see all picture