President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE's Cabinet is down to three women in sitting positions.
CNN reported Monday that women represent 13 percent of Trump's Cabinet-level officials, lower than the administrations of former Presidents Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaOur remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Clinton lawyer's indictment reveals 'bag of tricks' Chelsea Manning tests positive for COVID-19 MORE and George W. Bush.
Trump announced on Sunday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenEx-Trump official: 'No. 1 national security threat I've ever seen' is GOP Left-leaning group to track which companies hire former top Trump aides Rosenstein: Zero tolerance immigration policy 'never should have been proposed or implemented' MORE is leaving his administration, just a few weeks after Small Business Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonTomorrow's special election in Texas is the Democrats' best House hope in 2021 April's dumbest and most dangerous coronavirus declarations Trump convenes sports commissioners in hopes of filling stadiums MORE announced she would exit. United Nations Ambassador Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyHarris to hold fundraiser for McAuliffe ahead of Virginia governor's race Allies see rising prospect of Trump 2024 White House bid Trump schedules rallies in Iowa, Georgia MORE also resigned in October.
That leaves three women in Cabinet positions: Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine ChaoSaluting FOIA on its birthday House passes bill to strengthen authority of federal watchdogs Biden at Sen. John Warner's funeral: He 'gave me confidence' MORE, CIA Director Gina Haspel and Education Secretary Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVosGOP lawmakers urge Cardona against executive student loan wipeout More insidious power grab than one attempted Jan. 6? Betsy DeVos not running for Michigan governor MORE.
DeVos and Chao have served in their current capacities since the start of Trump's term.
The Trump administration regularly undergoes staff turnover. Nielsen is the 15th member of Trump’s Cabinet to step down from a job, according to USA Today. Multiple positions are currently being filled by acting or interim directors, now including the Department of Homeland Security.
Trump has women in other prominent roles in his administration. Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Kellyanne ConwayKellyanne Elizabeth ConwayPsaki defends move to oust Trump appointees from military academy boards Defense & National Security: The post-airlift evacuation struggle Conway and Spicer fire back at White House over board resignation requests MORE have been high-profile members of Trump's staff since before he entered the White House. Sanders currently serves as White House press secretary, and Conway is counselor to the president.
Additionally, the president's daughter Ivanka TrumpIvanka TrumpHouse panel tees up Trump executive privilege fight in Jan. 6 probe Mary Trump doesn't see her cousins connecting with GOP Rubio: Biden's new child allowance is 'first step toward a universal basic income' MORE plays a leading role in the Trump administration. Her duties include leading the White House global women's empowerment initiative.