Contrary to what mainstream media would have you believe, President Trump is not sexist, anti-woman or hated by women everywhere.
To prove it, the Trump administration has hundreds of women in leading roles!
Think about it: there’s Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, WH advisor Kellyanne Conway, new Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham who had replaced also-female Sarah Sanders in the position, and first female CIA director Gina Haspel, to name just a few!
According to Forbes, there are hundreds of women in key roles in the Trump administration and 45 more are currently awaiting confirmation by the Senate!
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Here's an excerpt from the Forbes article on the women currently serving in the Trump administration:
The media focuses on the President's Cabinet in which women leaders include the Secretaries of Education, Transportation, and Homeland Security, as well as the first woman to head the Central Intelligence Agency. But the business of the federal government happens across many agencies, offices, and departments where women are at the helm or are second in command. This article reviews an unofficial listof women in some 300 politically appointed roles and dozens of judges and ambassadors.
The Office of the President alone has over 100 women in politically appointed roles, many as Chief, Secretary, Director, Deputy Director, and Counselor to the President. Women also lead commissions such as Eilen Lappin Weiser, Chairman of the Commission on Presidential Scholars; Samantha Ravich, Vice Chair of the President's Intelligence Advisory Board; Michelle Park Steele, Co-Chair of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; and Liz Sara, Chairperson of the National Women's Business Council.
Margaret Weichert is doing double-duty as Acting Director at the Office of Personnel Management and Deputy Director for Management at the Office of Management and Budget. Suzanne Kent is Administrator of the Office of Electronic Government. Mary B. Neumayr, unanimously confirmed, is the Chairman of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ). Neomi Rao as Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs spearheaded the President's regulatory reform efforts in his first two years now serves on the District Court of Appeals. The President has appointed 44 female judges to various courts; this amount is on par with the number of female judges nominated by Barack Obama.
Women lead in the White House as Director of the Office of Administration, Deputy Director of the Office of Administration, and Chief Financial Officer in the Office of Administration.
Wilbur Ross may be the Secretary of Commerce, but its Deputy Secretary of Commerce Karen Dunn Kelley who keeps the departmet running. Holly Ham serves as Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. The earlier Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Naomi Churchill Earp awaits confirmation to become Assistant Secretary of Agriculture (Civil Rights) and Mindy Brashears, the Under Secretary of Agriculture (Food Safety).
Heather Wilson has served as Secretary of the Air Force for the 2 years, and the President has nominated Barbara Barrett as her successor. At the Department of Defense, half a dozen women have Senate-confirmed roles for Acquisition, Research and Engineering, Finance, Readiness and Force Management, and Intelligence.
Women leaders at the Department of Energy include Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy (Rita Brananwal), Under Secretary for Nuclear Security (Lisa Gordon-Hagerty), Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response (Karen Evans), and Assistant Secretary for Environmental Management (Anne White). Linda Capuano is the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration.
Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary Charmaine Yoest became Associate Director of the White House Office of Drug Control Policy and now is Vice President of the Heritage Foundation's Institute for Family, Community and Opportunity.
Seema Varma is the Administrator for Medicare and Medicaid. Anna Maria Farias, a Latina who grew up in a Texas housing project is now Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity. Olympic Gold Medalist for Volleyball Misty May-Treanor is the Co-Chair of the President’s Council on Sports Fitness and Nutrition along with 7 other female members.
The Department of the Interior has many women firsts including the First Female Alaska Native Assistant Secretary of Indian Affairs, Tara Mac Lean Sweeney and First Female Commissioner of the Bureau of Reclamation, Brenda Burman. Awaiting Senate confirmation is Aurealia Skipwith who would be the first African American woman Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service.
Women lead at Department of Justice offices including Darlene Hutchinson Biehl, Director of the Office for Victims of Crime;Caren Harp, Administrator of the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention;Laura Rogers, Director of the Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering, and Tracking,and waiting to be confirmed, Shannon Lee Goessling as Director of the Office of Violence Against Women.
You can read the full piece over at Forbes here.