A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the best leaders of the executive branch. They are normally called ministers, but in a few jurisdictions are sometimes called secretaries. The purposes of a cabinet are varied: in some states it's a collegiate decision-making system with collective responsibility, while in others it may operate either as a purely advisory body or an assisting institution to a conclusion 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 judicial branches operate in a measured rate, in sessions based on lengthy procedures.
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 image