Obama Nominates Pritzker for Commerce, Froman for Trade


Penny Pritzker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of... News PhotoAdvice,Barack Obama,Business,CEO,Cabinet Member,Chairperson,Corporate Business,Economy,Federal Housing Administration,Finance,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Leaving,Making,Michael Froman,Nomination,Nominee,North America,Occupation,Penny Pritzker,Politics,Security,The Americas,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DC,White House Rose GardenPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergPenny Pritzker, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Pritzker Realty Group LLC and Obama's nominee as secretary of commerce, right, and Michael Froman, deputy national security adviser for international economics and Obama's nominee as U.S. trade representative, left, leave after U.S. President Barack Obama, center, made an announcement in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Thursday, May 2, 2013. In nominating Pritzker, the Chicago billionaire and Hyatt Hotels Corp. heiress, Obama is choosing someone who potentially will face aggressive questioning from Republicans during confirmation hearings because of her complex financial portfolio. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images