Trump Cabinet down to three women amid administration turnover

President TrumpDonald John Trump Trump responds to calls to tear down monuments with creation of 'National Garden' of statues Trump: Children are taught in school to 'hate their own country' Trump accuses those tearing down statues of wanting to 'overthrow the American Revolution' 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 ObamaThe Memo: Trump grows weak as clock ticks down How Obama can win back millions of Trump voters for Biden Biden taps Obama alums for high-level campaign positions: report MORE and George W. Bush.

Trump announced on Sunday that Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen NielsenKirstjen Michele NielsenThe Seila Law case: Liberty and political firing Hillicon Valley: Twitter falling short on pledge to verify primary candidates | Barr vows to make surveillance reforms after watchdog report | DHS cyber chief focused on 2020 Sen. Kennedy slams acting DHS secretary for lack of coronavirus answers 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 HaleyNimrata (Nikki) HaleyIf the US wants a better WTO, it should lead the way Bolton book shows nastiness rules at Trump White House George Floyd's brother calls on United Nations to study police brutality in US MORE also resigned in October.

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That leaves three women in Cabinet positions: Transportation Secretary Elaine ChaoElaine Lan ChaoSanders calls for social distancing, masks and disinfection on planes as flights operate at full capacity Pence addresses 16 new citizens at pre-Independence Day naturalization ceremony Trump's push for major infrastructure bill faces GOP opposition MORE, CIA Director Gina Haspel and Education Secretary Betsy DeVosElizabeth (Betsy) Dee DeVosDebt relief is now harder for students of for-profit colleges House fails to override Trump veto of bill blocking DeVos student loan rule DeVos issues new rule ordering more coronavirus relief to private schools 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 ConwayLincoln Project hits Trump over Russian bounties Obama said Trump's use of term 'kung flu' 'shocks and pisses me off': report New Lincoln Project ad slams Trump over deaths of 'Greatest Generation' members from COVID-19 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 TrumpIvana (Ivanka) Marie TrumpTrump says he's 'all for masks' despite reluctance to wear one Trump signs order directing federal government to focus on skills when hiring Trump to return to rally stage in controversial style MORE plays a leading role in the Trump administration. Her duties include leading the White House global women's empowerment initiative.