The White House on Friday announced President Trump's intent to nominate 42 people to senior administration posts.
Rep. James Bridenstine, R-Okla., was selected as administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Bridenstine serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Science, Space, and Technology Committee.
Trump picked Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., as director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. The nomination comes weeks after Trump declared the opioid crisis a "national emergency." Marino served as U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania under former President George W. Bush.
A dozen ambassadors were named, including Richard Grenell, who was tapped for ambassador to Germany. Grenell is the longest-serving U.S. spokesman at the United Nations and worked under four ambassadors. He would be the first openly gay appointee of Trump's administration if confirmed.
Trump also appointed diplomats to India, Djibouti, Angola, Zambia, Croatia, Estonia, the Swiss Confederation, Liechtenstein, the Republic of Mauritius, Seychelles, and Niger.
Mark Greenblatt, the current assistant inspector general for investigations at the Commerce Department, was tapped for inspector general of the Export-Import Bank.
Christopher Sharpley was picked for inspector general to the CIA.
General Services Administration senior adviser Emily Webster Murphy was nominated for a promotion to administrator of the agency.
Trump named Jeff Tien Han Pon as director of the Office of Personnel Management and Frederick Nutt as the agency's controller. Margaret Weichert was picked as deputy director for OMB's management office.
Thomas Modly was named as undersecretary of the Navy.
Trump picked a handful of top offiicials for the Environmental Protection Agency, including Matthew Leopold for assistant secretary of general counsel and David Ross as assistant administrator of the Office of Water.
Suzanne Israel Tufts was selected as assistant secretary of administration within the Department of Housing and Urban Development. West Virginian David Zatezalo was picked for assistant secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health.