Jan 20, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Introducing Trump's confirmed cabinet: Mad Dog and Kelly

Saul Loeb / Pool Photo via AP

Retired General James Mattis became the first member of Trump's cabinet to be confirmed. Earlier this afternoon Trump signed a waiver that allowed Mattis (who left the military less than the allowed 7 years ago) to take his post.

Update: John Kelly was confirmed as Secretary of Homeland Security with a vote of 88-11. Only one senator voted against Mattis.

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