Obama Introduces Nominees to Head Dept. Of Defense And CIA


U.S. President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Leon Panetta,... News PhotoArmed Forces,Barack Obama,Central Intelligence Agency,East Room,Government,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,International Landmark,Leon E. Panetta,Nomination,Nominee,North America,Politics,Surveillance,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergU.S. President Barack Obama, right, shakes hands with Leon Panetta, U.S. Secretary of Defense, during the announcement of his nominations for Secretary of Defense and director of the Central Intelligence Agency 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 John Brennan to head the Central Intelligence Agency. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images