Secretary of Veterans Affairs- Denis McDonough

The position: Advises on federal government services for veterans, including health care and financial and educational benefits. 

The nominee: Denis Richard McDonough is an American government official serving as United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs under President Joe Biden. McDonough was also chief of staff to former President Barack Obama from 2013 to 2017 and previously was Obama’s principal deputy national security adviser. 

Status: Confirmed