With the president's announcement that he'd tapped James Comey to run the FBI, the United States government has a new tallest member of the executive branch (at least whose name you might know). In fact, it's been quite a week for people of various heights in the news. Here are our favorites.

From shortest to tallest:

We would have included North West, but she would have thrown off the scale.

All photos credited to AP except Sulley, via Pixar.