Attorney General- Merrick Garland

The position: Top legal official in the federal government. Advises the White House on legal and judicial matters.
The person: Merrick Garland is a former federal appeals court judge. During his career inside the Justice Department, he oversaw the prosecution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh. In 2016, then-President Barack Obama nominated Garland for the Supreme Court, but Senate Republicans did not give his nomination a hearing.
Status: Confirmed