The Alternate Cabinets Thread

Discussion in 'Alternate History Discussion: After 1900' started by Gorrister, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. Charles James Fox Liberty, Toleration, Commerce

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    Post-Brexit reshuffle - in an attempt to save her job, May rewards loyal Brexiteers, as speculated here. DExEU scrapped and new Digital and Innovation department set up from DCMS and Cabinet Office staff.

    Prime Minister: Theresa May
    Chancellor of the Exchequer: Jeremy Hunt
    Foreign Secretary: Dominic Raab
    International Trade Secretary: Liam Fox
    Home Secretary: Sajid Javid
    Defence Secretary: Penny Mordaunt
    Health and Social Care Secretary: Matt Hancock
    Education Secretary: Damian Hinds
    Justice Secretary: Lucy Frazer QC
    DWP: Esther McVey
    BEIS: Claire Perry
    DEFRA: Michael Gove
    Transport: Gavin Williamson
    MHCLG: James Brokenshire
    DCMS: Victoria Atkins
    Digital and Innovation: Rishi Sunak
    International Development: Suella Braverman
    Scotland: David Mundell
    Wales: Alun Cairns
    Northern Ireland: Karen Bradley
    Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Liz Truss
    Minister of State for the Cabinet Office: David Lidington
    Leader of the House of Commons: Chris Grayling
    Chief Whip: David Gauke
    Chairman of the Conservative Party: Brandon Lewis
     
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  2. Luke_Starkiller Opportunity Democrat; Cold War Junkie

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    President: Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN)
    Vice President: Fmr. Rep. Beto O'Rourke (D-TX)

    Secretary of State: Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
    Secretary of the Treasury: Gov. Gina Raimondo (D-RI)
    Secretary of Defense: Fmr. National Security Advisor Susan Rice (D-MD)
    Attorney General: Fmr. Sen. Doug Jones (D-AL)

    Secretary of the Interior: Bureau of Land Management Director Michael Nedd (D-DC)
    Secretary of Agriculture: Fmr. Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado (R-CA)
    Secretary of Commerce: Fmr. Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO)
    Secretary of Labor: Fmr. Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO)
    Secretary of HHS: Minnesota Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm (D-MN)
    Secretary of HUD: Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-IN)
    Secretary of Transportation: Mayor Mike "Big Nut" Nutter (D-PA)
    Secretary of Energy: Fmr. EPA Chair Carol Browner (D-FL)
    Secretary of Education: UC System President Janet Napolitano (D-CA)
    Secretary of Veterans’ Affairs: Fmr. Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander (D-MO)
    Secretary of Homeland Security: Fmr. Gov. Brian Sandoval (R-NV)
     
  3. Gorrister #Repealedthe8th

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    Cabinet of Bernie Sanders (As of January 20, 2021)

    Vice President: Catherine Cortez-Masto

    Secretary of State: William Burns
    Secretary of the Treasury: Robert Reich
    Secretary of Defense: Michèle Flournoy
    Attorney General: Christine Varney
    Secretary of the Interior: Raul Grijalva
    Secretary of Agriculture: Debbie Stabenow
    Secretary of Commerce: Gregory Meeks
    Secretary of Labor: Jennifer Granholm
    Secretary of Health and Human Services: Andrea Palm
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Christine Quinn
    Secretary of Energy: Ernest Moinz
    Secretary of Transportation: Michael Huerta
    Secretary of Education: Jim Shelton
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Sloan Gibson
    Secretary of Homeland Security: Martin O'Malley

    Chief of Staff: Tad Davine
    Press Secretary: Symone Sanders
    Trade Representative: Terrell McSweeney
    Director of National Intelligence: James Stavridis
    Ambassador to the United Nations: Wendy Sherman
    Director of the Office of Management and Budget: Karen Mills

    Cabinet of Donald Trump Jr. (As of January 20, 2029)

    Vice President: Franklin Graham

    Secretary of State: Matt Gaetz
    Secretary of the Treasury: Jeb Hensarling
    Secretary of Defense: Gina Haspell
    Attorney General: Alice Fisher
    Secretary of the Interior: Butch Otter
    Secretary of Agriculture: Tim Huelskamp
    Secretary of Commerce: Randy Levine
    Secretary of Labor: Peter List
    Secretary of Health and Human Services: Heather Bresch
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Ron DeSantis
    Secretary of Energy: Robert Grady
    Secretary of Transportation: John Cogliano
    Secretary of Education: Jerry Falwell Jr.
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Pete Hegseth
    Secretary of Homeland Security: Rosemary Jenks

    Chief of Staff: Jason Miller
    Press Secretary: Jacob Wohl
    Trade Representative: Hope Hicks
    Director of National Intelligence: Mike Rogers
    Ambassador to the United Nations: Diana Lynne Mercer
    Director of the Office of Management and Budget: David Bossie
     
  4. PNWKing There's Still Hope Out There!

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    President: John McCain
    Vice President: Sarah Palin

    Secretary of State: Mike Huckabee
    Secretary of the Treasury: Henry Paulson
    Secretary of Defense: Colin Powell
    Attorney General: Lindsay Graham
    Secretary of the Interior: Orrin Hatch
    Secretary of Agriculture: Gary R. Herbert
    Secretary of Commerce: Fred Smith
    Secretary of Labor: Elaine Chao
    Secretary of Health and Human Services: Dr. Ben Carson
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: J.C. Watts
    Secretary of Energy: Jeb Bush
    Secretary of Transportation: Daniel Akers
    Secretary of Education: Hazel O'Leary
    Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Chuck Hagel
    Secretary of Homeland Security: Michael Chertoff

    Chief of Staff: John Boehner
    Press Secretary: Britt Hume
    Trade Representative: Cathy McMorris-Rodgers
    Director of National Intelligence: Robert S. Mueller III
    EPA Administrator: Stephen Lee Johnson
    Ambassador to the United Nations: Norm Coleman
    Director of the Office of Management and Budget: Rick Perry
     
  5. BlueEagle21 Well-Known Member

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    Dewey '48

    President: Thomas E. Dewey
    Vice President: Charles Halleck
    Secretary of State: John Foster Dulles
    Secretary of Defense: Dwight D. Eisenhower
    Secretary of the Treasury: Elliott Bell
    Attorney General: Herbert Brownell
    Postmaster General: Arthur Summerfield
    Secretary of the Interior: John C. Vivian
    Secretary of Agriculture: H.E. Babcock
    Secretary of Commerce: John W. Bricker
    Secretary of Labor: Fred A. Hartley, Jr.
     
  6. Wendell Wendell

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    There is no way John McCain puts Mike Huckabee at State.
     
  7. ES1702 Well-Known Member

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    David Cameron's Cabinet Reshuffle: 30 June 2016
    Following a vote to Remain in the European Union by 51-49.

    Prime Minister: David Cameron
    Deputy Prime Minister: Michael Gove
    - Minister for the Cabinet Office
    Defence Secretary: George Osborne
    - First Secretary of State
    Chancellor of the Exchequer: Sajid Javid
    Home Secretary: Boris Johnson
    Foreign Secretary: Theresa May
    Justice Secretary: Amber Rudd
    Work and Pensions Secretary: Jeremy Hunt
    Health Secretary: Nicky Morgan
    Leader of the House of Commons: Liam Fox
    International Development Secretary: Nick Herbert
    Education Secretary: Greg Clark
    Leader of the House of Lords: Baroness Stowell
    Transport Secretary: Matt Hancock
    Business, Innovation and Skills Secretary: Anna Soubry
    Northern Ireland Secretary: Priti Patel
    Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Secretary: Liz Truss
    Communities and Local Government Secretary: Brandon Lewis
    Wales Secretary: Alun Cairns
    Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster: Chris Grayling
    - Chairman of the Party
    Culture, Media and Sport Secretary: George Freeman
    Scotland Secretary: David Mundell
    Energy and Climate Change Secretary: Andrea Leadsom

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    Also attending Cabinet:

    Chief Secretary: Greg Hands
    Chief Whip: Mark Harper
    Attorney General: Jeremy Wright
    Employment Minister: Dominic Raab
    Small Business Minister: Margot James
    Housing Minister: Gavin Barwell
     
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  8. Gorrister #Repealedthe8th

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    Cabinet of Rick Santorum, 2009:
    President:
    Rick Santorum (R-PA)
    Chief of Staff: Foster Friess (R-WY)
    Press Secretary: Sean Spicer (R-NY)
    Vice President: Heather Wilson (R-NM)
    Secretary of State: John McCain (R-AZ)
    Ambassador to the United Nations: Paul Wolfowitz (R-NY)
    Secretary of Defense: Tommy Franks (R-OK)
    National Security Adviser: Dan Senor (R-NY)
    Director of the Central Intelligence Agency: Mike Rogers (R-MI)
    Attorney General: Fred Thompson (R-TN)
    Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation: Merrick Garland (D-DC)
    Secretary of the Treasury: Phil Gramm (R-TX)
    Chairman of the Federal Reserve: Ben Bernanke (R-NY)
    Secretary of Labor: Eugene Scalia (R-DC)
    Secretary of Commerce: Lewis Eisenberg (R-NJ)
    Secretary of Energy: Pete Domenici (R-NM) [REJECTED], Joe Barton (R-TX)
    Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: James Inhofe (R-OK)
    Secretary of Transportation: Elaine Chao (R-KY)
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development: Mike Leavitt (R-UT)
    Secretary of Agriculture: Ben Nelson (D-NE)
    Secretary of the Interior: Sarah Palin (R-AK)
    Secretary of Health and Human Services: Mike Huckabee (R-AR)
    Secretary of Education: Phil Handy (R-FL)
    Secretary of Veterans' Affairs: Richard Burr (R-NC)
     
  9. Yes Safe, Efficient Airship Travel Since 1972

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    My soul hurts now. And *of course* Sarah Palin is at Interior ("Now with Corporate Sponsorships for Wolf Poaching!") and Fred Thompson is snoozing away merrily at Justice.
     
  10. Gorrister #Repealedthe8th

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    I'm surprised you have nothing for Jim "actual" Inhofe at EPA.
     
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  11. Yes Safe, Efficient Airship Travel Since 1972

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    I'm waiting for the meds to kick in before I hold forth on that...
     
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  12. Gorrister #Repealedthe8th

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    John McCain at State and Phil Gramm at the Treasury mean that everyone gets fucked over, regardless of where they live.
     
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  13. Yes Safe, Efficient Airship Travel Since 1972

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    Indeed. Indeed. This whole cabinet is like one of those land mines that pops up into midair and hurls dozens of little bomblets in all directions to go off all over the place.
     
  14. Avalanches Well-Known Member

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    Cabinet of Ned Lamont, 2013:
    President:
    Ned Lamont (D-CT)
    Chief of Staff: Zack Exley (D-NY)
    Press Secretary: Katie Fallon (D-NY)
    Deputy White House Chief of Staff: Laura Moser (D-TX)
    Vice President: Betty Castor (D-FL)
    Secretary of State: Susan Rice (D-ME)
    Ambassador to the United Nations: Elizabeth F. Bagley (D-MA)
    Secretary of Defense:
    Adam Smith (D-WA)
    National Security Adviser: Christopher Burnham (R-CT)
    Director of the Central Intelligence Agency: Leon Panetta (D-CA)
    Attorney General:
    Kamala Harris (D-CA)
    Deputy Attorney General: Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY)
    Secretary of the Treasury:
    James Bullard (I-MO)
    Chairman of the Federal Reserve: Martin Baily (D-IL)
    Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers: Carl Shapiro (I-TX)
    Secretary of Labor:
    Teresa Ghilarducci (D-CA)
    Secretary of Commerce:
    Gene Sperling (D-MI)
    Secretary of Energy:
    Ken Salazar (D-CO)
    Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency: Van Jones (D-NY)
    Secretary of Transportation: Joseph H. Boardman (D-NY)
    Secretary of Housing and Urban Development:
    Barry Bluestone (D-MI)
    Secretary of Agriculture: Jim McGovern (D-MA)
    Secretary of the Interior:
    Raúl Grijalva (D-AZ)
    Secretary of Health and Human Services: Chellie Pingree (D-ME)
    Secretary of Education: David L. Brewer (I-CA)
    Secretary of Veterans' Affairs:
    Paul Rieckhoff (I-NY)
     
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  15. Gorrister #Repealedthe8th

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    Well after eight years of Gorevernment Intervention it's time to reel things back just a little.
     
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  16. Charles James Fox Liberty, Toleration, Commerce

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    Lib-Lab coalition

    Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury: Alan Johnson (2010 - 2015)
    Deputy Prime Minister and Secretary for Children, Schools, and Families: Nick Clegg (2010 - 2015)

    Chancellor of the Exchequer: Alistair Darling (2007 - 2012), David Miliband (2012 - 2015)
    Foreign Secretary: David Miliband (2007 - 2012), Yvette Cooper (2012 - 2015)
    Home Secretary: Yvette Cooper (2010 - 2012), Andy Burnham (2012 - 2015)

    Defence Secretary: Liam Byrne (2010 - 2015)
    Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor: Jack Straw (2007 - 2012), Harriet Harman (2012 - 2015)
    Business, Innovation, and Skills Secretary: Vince Cable (2010 - 2015)
    Energy and Climate Change Secretary: Chris Huhne (2010 - 2012), Norman Lamb (2012 - 2015)
    Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Ed Davey (2010 - 2015)

    Health Secretary: Andy Burnham (2009 - 2012), Meg Hillier (2012 - 2014), Liz Kendall (2014 - 2015)
    Transport Secretary: Lord Adonis (2009 - 2012), Ed Balls (2012 - 2015)
    Work and Pensions Secretary: Ed Balls (2010 - 2012), Caroline Flint (2012 - 2015)

    Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs Secretary: Ed Miliband (2010 - 2015)
    Communities and Local Government Secretary: Simon Hughes (2010 - 2015)
    Culture, Media, and Sport Secretary: Norman Lamb (2010 - 2012), Danny Alexander (2012 - 2015)
    International Development Secretary: Douglas Alexander (2007 - 2012), Sadiq Khan (2012 - 2015)

    Scotland Secretary:
    Jim Murphy (2008 - 2012), Douglas Alexander (2012 - 2015)
    Wales Secretary: Peter Hain (2008 - 2013), Chris Bryant (2013 - 2015)
    Northern Ireland Secretary: Stephen Timms (2010 - 2012), Rosie Winterton (2012 - 2015)

    Leader of the House of Commons: Harriet Harman (2010 - 2012), Hilary Benn (2012 - 2015)
    Minister for the Cabinet Office: Tessa Jowell (2009 - 2012), Rachel Reeves (2012 - 2015)
    Chief Whip: Nick Brown (2008 - 2012), Vernon Coaker (2012 - 2015)

    Minister for Housing and Planning: Ivan Lewis (2010 - 2012), Angela Eagle (2012 - 2015)
    Minister of State for Business, Innovation, and Skills: Pat McFadden (2009 - 2012), Mary Creagh (2012 - 2014), Tristram Hunt (2014 - 2015)
     
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  17. John Fredrick Parker Donor

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    President: John McCain
    Vice President: John Engler

    State: Joe Lieberman
    Treasury: Phil Graham
    Defense: Colin Powell
    Attorney General: John Danforth
    Interior: Christine Todd Whitman
    Agriculture: Terry Branstad
    Commerce: Spencer Abraham
    Labor: Elaine Chao
    H.H.S.: Elizabeth Dole (?)
    H.U.D.: John H Logie (?)
    Transportation: Tommy Thompson (?)
    Energy: Lamar Alexander (?)
    Education: John Kaisch (?)
    Veterans: Anthony Principi (?)

    Chief of Staff: John Boehner
    Deputy Chief of Staff: Rick Davis
    National Security Advisor: Robert Gates
    Communications Director: Mark Salter
    Press Secretary: Howard Opinksky
    Special Advisors: Mike Murphy, John Weaver
    Personal Secretary: Rosemary Alexander
     
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  18. Jonathan Corbynite with fire in heart & food in belly

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    Potential candidates:
    - Elizabeth Dole, wife of Bob Dole, graduate of Duke University and Harvard Law School, Secretary of Transportation under Ronald Reagan and Secretary of Labor under George H. W. Bush before becoming head of the American Red Cross.
    - Lamar Alexander Jr., 45th governor of Tennessee from 1979 to 1987 and the 5th United States Secretary of Education from 1991 to 1993, under George H. W. Bush.
    - John Kasich, left the House of Representatives in 2001.
     
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  19. John Fredrick Parker Donor

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    She looks like a good person for the cabinet generally, but if there was any position she'd be interested in by 2000, I'd expect it would be HHS (or higher), given her experience with the Red Cross. But that means Tommy Thompson can't have the job, meaning he's either going to have to make due with Secretary of Transportation or remain Governor of Wisconsin for the next few years.
    While I suppose it's possible he returns to being Secretary of Education after eight years, I kind of expect he's going to want a different more visible position; does anyone happen to know if Alexander was promoting Nuclear Energy as of 2000, or if that's something he really got into after he was elected to the Senate and appointed to the Energy committee? Because if it's the latter, I could actually see him being a good candidate there.
    He is kind of a perfect McCain Republican at this point more generally, but I wonder what his specific area of expertise could be (especially before his role as Ohio Governor). Maybe Education?

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    If all of this does work plausibility wise - Thompson at Transportation, Alexander at Energy, and Kaisch at Education - then it so happens that this just leaves Housing and Urban Development.
     
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  20. Charles James Fox Liberty, Toleration, Commerce

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    Fantasy 'Norway Now' National Government (2019 -)

    Prime Minister and First Lord of the Treasury: Amber Rudd (Conservative)
    Chancellor of the Exchequer: Nicky Morgan (Conservative)
    Foreign Secretary: Hilary Benn (Labour)
    Home Secretary: Yvette Cooper (Labour)
    Defence Secretary: Tom Tugendhat (Conservative)
    Brexit Secretary: Nick Boles (Conservative)
    Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy Secretary: Sir Vince Cable (Liberal Democrat)
    Education Secretary: Chuka Umunna (Labour)
    Health Secretary: Dr. Sarah Wollaston (Conservative)
    Housing, Communities, and Local Government Secretary: Justine Greening (Conservative)
    Transport Secretary: Rachel Reeves (Labour)
    Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor: Dominic Grieve (Conservative)
    Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs Secretary: Greg Clark (Conservative)
    Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport Secretary: Stephen Kinnock (Labour)
    Work and Pensions Secretary: Frank Field (Independent)
    International Development Secretary: Jo Swinson (Liberal Democrat)
    Chief Secretary to the Treasury: Rachel Reeves (Labour)
    Northern Ireland Secretary: David Gauke (Conservative)
    Scotland Secretary: David Mundell (Conservative)
    Wales Secretary: Owen Smith (Labour)
    Leader of the House of Commons: Anna Soubry (Conservative)
    Chief Whip: Sir Nicholas Soames (Conservative)