For an overview of administration activity to date and insight into potential legislative and regulatory actions, register
for the Thursday, Feb. 16 webinar “Learn the Latest on the Trump Administration
” presented by ABC’s general counsel Littler Mendelson, P.C.
Nominations & Appointments
The U.S. Senate confirmed Steven T. Mnuchin
as Secretary of the Treasury on Feb. 13 as well as David Shulkin
as Secretary of Veterans Affairs.
The U.S. Senate confirmed Linda McMahon to lead the Small Business Administration on Feb. 14.
For more information on the administration’s executive actions and appointments, visit the White House Briefing Room
For a recap of administration activity between Feb. 2 – Feb. 8, please read this Newsline article
Public Safety and Law Enforcement
On Feb. 9, President Trump signed three executive orders, including:
1) directing the administration’s new Attorney General to develop a strategy to more effectively prosecute people who engage in crimes against law enforcement officers
, 2) establishing a task force to reduce crime in communities across the nation
, and 3) refocusing federal resources on disrupting transnational criminal organizations
Following the resignation of Lt. General Michael Flynn (Ret), President Trump named Lt. General Joseph Keith Kellogg, Jr.
as Acting National Security Advisor.