In a short paragraph, explain what a president could do when choosing cabinet members to increase their values as advisers?The following should be considered: -work experience of a cabinet member...

In a short paragraph, explain what a president could do when choosing cabinet members to increase their values as advisers?

The following should be considered:

-work experience of a cabinet member

-party/personal loyalty to the president

- the criteria when picking cabinet members

 

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The most valuable advisors would be honest and forthright with the chief executive, competent, but ultimately unwilling to undermine the administration's agenda. As government encompasses more and more roles in American life, it is imperative that cabinet level officials have a great deal of specific know-how, though the ability to administer a large department is also important, as the president's advisors are not just cabinet members but the heads of vast bureaucratic departments. Realistically, another important characteristic for the president's top advisors in this political climate is that they are capable of being approved by the Senate. This usually means that they should not have skeletons in the closet, especially related to work in government, and that they should not be too far to one side or the other on the ideological spectrum. 

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