The Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies.
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Since the Bill Clinton Administration, The Secretary of the Treasury has also been a non-statutory member of the U.S. National Security Council.
The White House National Security Council is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for consideration of national security and foreign policy matters with senior national security advisors and Cabinet officials and is part of the Executive Office of the President of the United States.
William Jefferson "Bill" Clinton is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
This position in the Federal Government of the United States is analogous to the Minister of Finance in many other countries.
The Federal Government of the United States is the federal government of the United States, a republic in North America, composed of 50 states, one district, Washington, D.C., and several territories.
A finance minister is an executive or cabinet position in charge of one or more of government finances, economic policy and financial regulation.
The Secretary of the Treasury is a member of the President's Cabinet, and is nominated by the President of the United States.
A president is the leader of a country or a division or part of a country, typically a republic, a democracy, or a dictatorship.
Nominees for The Secretary of the Treasury undergo a confirmation hearing before the United States Senate Committee on Finance before being confirmed by the United States Senate.
The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.
A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.
The Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Defense are generally regarded as the four most important cabinet officials because of the importance of their departments.
The Secretary of the Treasury is fifth in the United States presidential line of succession.
The United States presidential line of succession is the set order of United States federal government officials who may become or act as President of the United States if the incumbent president becomes incapacitated, dies, resigns, or is removed from office.
Fifth is the ordinal form of the number five.