Last week’s Republican National Convention offered a window into the workings of Donald Trump’s campaign, drawing members of the Trump family together with key supporters like politicos Rudy Giuliani and Chris Christie as well as a handful of billionaires. With the announcement of newly tapped VP Mike Pence, voters might be wondering what an actual Trump government would look like. Though some prominent billionaires like industrialist Charles Koch have denounced the GOP nominee, Trump has long been known for hobnobbing with the well-to-do, increasing the odds that, if elected, Trump might indeed tap an ultrawealthy pal for a key post. Here is FORBES’ guess at what Trump’s cabinet might be if it were composed entirely of billionaires. While all of our picks have supported GOP candidates in the past not all have endorsed Trump – at least not yet.
Department of State : Sheldon Adelson
Secretary of State might seem an ill-fitting role for casino magnate Adelson. But the billionaire decided to back Trump largely based on his belief that the candidate would be a “tremendous president when it comes to the safety and security of Israel,” according to an email he wrote to members of the Republican Jewish Coalition, which was later obtained by the Associated Press. Adelson conceded that he does not agree with Trump on all issues but believes the election holds significant consequences for Israel’s future. So of all the positions in Trump’s billionaire cabinet, Secretary of State — with a focus on the Middle East region — might be Adelson’s best fit.
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