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Bush's cabinet choices

Issue: "Ashcroft: Under fire," Jan. 13, 2001
  • Secretary of Agriculture: Ann Veneman
  • Attorney General: John Ashcroft
  • Secretary of Commerce: Don Evans
  • Secretary of Defense: Donald Rumsfeld
  • Secretary of Education: Rod Paige
  • Secretary of Energy: Spencer Abraham
  • Secretary of Health and Human Services: Tommy Thompson
  • Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Mel Martinez
  • Secretary of Interior: Gale Norton
  • Secretary of Labor: Linda Chavez
  • Secretary of State: Colin Powell
  • Secretary of Transportation: Norman Y. Mineta
  • Secretary of Treasury: Paul O'Neill
  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Anthony Prinicipi

Other key nominees:

  • Environmental Protection Agency Director: Christie Whitman
  • National Security Adviser: Condoleezza Rice
  • Office of Management and Budget Director: Mitch Daniels

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