Obama Introduces Nominees to Head Dept. Of Defense And CIA


U.S. President Barack Obama, center, stands with his nominee for... News PhotoAdvice,Armed Forces,Barack Obama,Central Intelligence Agency,Chuck Hagel,Counter-terrorism,East Room,Former,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,John O. Brennan - CIA Director,Nebraska,Nominee,North America,Politics,Standing,Surveillance,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergU.S. President Barack Obama, center, stands with his nominee for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, left, a former Republican Senator from Nebraska, and his nominee for director of the Central Intelligence Agency, John Brennan, White House chief counterterrorism adviser, during an announcement in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. “Chuck Hagel is the leader that our troops deserve,” Obama said today in an announcement combining his choices of Hagel for the Pentagon and Brennan to head the Central Intelligence Agency. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images