We are now familiar with some of the names that have been nominated by the president-elect for his cabinet. These are for heads of departments and the few other offices that hold cabinet rank. But, what happens between the nomination and the first day on the job?

About nominations explained by Congress.gov and a history of nominations from the U.S. Sentate

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Guide on ethics for potential Presidentially-appointed & Senate-confirmed nominees by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics