Thick competition this year.
Rex Tillerson's selection has raised eyebrows because of his close ties to Russia and potential conflicts of interest.
The former New York City mayor reportedly took his name out of the running for cabinet roles back on November 29.
In picking John Kelly, Donald Trump passed over more obvious choices in favor of yet another retired general for his cabinet.
The former neurosurgeon has an inspiring life story, but it's hard to say what qualifications he'll bring to the table as Donald Trump's secretary of housing.
America doesn't know much about Jeff Sessions yet, but the hard-right senator is beloved in Alabama for his unwavering conservatism.
Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton has made a career out of supporting waterboarding and the defense industry while denouncing radical Islam and illegal immigration.