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Policymakers

National Security Advisor
National Security Advisor

Ambassador John Bolton

Serves as senior advisor to the President on international affairs, chairs the National Security Council and oversees the National Security Staff.

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Director of the Office of Management and Budget
Director of the Office of Management and Budget

Mick Mulvaney

Oversees the President’s “Management Agenda” and develops the President’s annual budget request.

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U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations

Nikki Haley

Leads the United States delegation to the United Nations and represents the United States at the Security Council and General Assembly.

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Director of National Intelligence
Director of National Intelligence

Dan Coats

Serves as principal advisor to the President, the National Security Council, and the Homeland Security Council about intelligence matters related to national security. He also heads the sixteen-member Intelligence Community and directs and oversees the National Intelligence Program.

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Director of the National Economic Council
Director of the National Economic Council

Larry Kudlow

Serves as senior advisor to the President on economic affairs, chairs the National Economic Council.

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Managers and Senior West Wing Advisors

Chief of Staff to the President
Chief of Staff to the President

John Kelly

Oversees the White House staff and manages the President’s schedule.

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Deputy National Security Advisor
Deputy National Security Advisor

Mira Ricardel

Implements America’s long-term national security strategy and helps lead the interagency process, working closely with federal agencies related to national security and intelligence.

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Counselor to the President
Counselor to the President

Kellyanne Conway

Senior West Wing Advisor. Exact title and influence of this position varies by Administration.

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Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications
Assistant to the President and White House Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications

Bill Shine

Develops and promotes the agenda of the President and leads the White House’s media campaign.

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Communications Director and Assistant to the President
Communications Director and Assistant to the President

Ensures the White House’s messaging is disseminated to the public.

Chief of Staff to the Vice President
Chief of Staff to the Vice President

Nick Ayers

Oversee Vice President Pence’s staff and schedule.

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National Security Advisor to the Vice President
National Security Advisor to the Vice President

Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg

Serves as senior advisor to the Vice President on international affairs.

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Political Director
Political Director

Bill Stepien

Navigates the political climate surrounding priority issues and potential legislation.

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Senior Policy Advisor to the President
Senior Policy Advisor to the President

Stephen Miller

Implements the Administration’s campaign promises.

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Senior Advisor to the President
Senior Advisor to the President

Jared Kushner

Acts as the President’s point-person on numerous domestic and foreign policy issues.

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Associate Director, National Security Programs, Office of Management and Budget
Associate Director, National Security Programs, Office of Management and Budget

Robert Blair

Oversees all funding for defense, intelligence, international affairs, and veterans’ programs across the federal government.

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Deputy Associate Director, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, Office of Management and Budget
Deputy Associate Director, International Affairs Division, National Security Programs, Office of Management and Budget

Robert Fairweather

Helps formulate OMB’s budget proposal for America’s diplomacy and development agencies.

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Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative, Intergovernmental Affairs and Implementation
Deputy Chief of Staff for Legislative, Intergovernmental Affairs and Implementation

Rick Dearborn

Leads the White House Office of Legislative Affairs, Intergovernmental Affairs, Cabinet Affairs, and Implementation.

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Legislative Affairs Director
Legislative Affairs Director

Shahira Knight

Assists the President on implementing his Legislative Agenda.

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Deputy Director, OMB
Deputy Director, OMB

Russell Vought

Directly assists in the development of the International Affairs Budget and execution of the President’s foreign policy programs and policies.

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Influencers

Special Representative for International Negotiations
Special Representative for International Negotiations

Jason Greenblatt

Assists on international negotiations of all types, and trade deals around the world.

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Senior Directors for Regional and Functional Areas
Senior Directors for Regional and Functional Areas

Serve as the lead advisors to the National Security Advisor on global regional affairs and issues of global development, health, humanitarian assistance, trade, and economics.

Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council
Deputy Assistant to the President for International Economic Affairs and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council

Everett Eissenstat

Creates and coordinates policy throughout the administration, overseeing Treasury, USTR, State, and Commerce.

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Special Assistant to the President for International Trade, Investment, and Development
Special Assistant to the President for International Trade, Investment, and Development

Clete Willems

Serves as the senior advisor to the President on global development and international trade.

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Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, International Organizations and Alliances, National Security Council
Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director, International Organizations and Alliances, National Security Council

Rear Adm. Garry Hall

Coordinates the National Security Council’s engagement with multilateral organizations and the United States’ global humanitarian assistance.

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