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Trump Cabinet down to three women amid administration turnover

President TrumpDonald TrumpIran convicts American businessman on spying charge: report DC, state capitals see few issues, heavy security amid protest worries Pardon-seekers have paid Trump allies tens of thousands to lobby president: NYT 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 ObamaBiden-Harris team unveils inauguration playlist Can the GOP break its addiction to show biz? The challenge of Biden's first days: staying focused and on message MORE and George W. Bush.

Trump announced on Sunday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenRosenstein: Zero tolerance immigration policy 'never should have been proposed or implemented' House Republican condemns anti-Trump celebrities during impeachment hearing Acting DHS chief Chad Wolf stepping down MORE is leaving his administration, just a few weeks after Small Business Administrator Linda McMahonLinda Marie McMahonApril's dumbest and most dangerous coronavirus declarations Trump convenes sports commissioners in hopes of filling stadiums Senate confirms Trump pick for small business chief MORE announced she would exit. United Nations Ambassador Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyCan we protect our country — from our rulers, and ourselves? In calling out Trump, Nikki Haley warns of a more sinister threat Nikki Haley unveils PAC ahead of possible 2024 White House bid MORE also resigned in October.

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That leaves three women in Cabinet positions: Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine ChaoMcMaster: Trump running again would be 'terribly divisive' Azar in exit letter to Trump says Capitol riot could 'tarnish' legacy READ: Departure letter from HHS Secretary Azar to Trump MORE, CIA Director Gina Haspel and Education Secretary Betsy DeVosBetsy DeVosAzar in exit letter to Trump says Capitol riot could 'tarnish' legacy READ: Departure letter from HHS Secretary Azar to Trump ICE acting director resigns weeks after assuming post 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 ConwayPence's relationship with Trump fractures in final days Kellyanne Conway condemns violence, supports Trump in statement on Capitol riots Kellyanne Conway calls for violent Capitol protesters to 'just STOP' 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 TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report: What to expect for inauguration DC attorney general pushing to interview Trump Jr. Secret Service renting K a month apartment near Ivanka and Jared for bathrooms, office space: report MORE plays a leading role in the Trump administration. Her duties include leading the White House global women's empowerment initiative.