Obama Introduces Nominees to Head Dept. Of Defense And CIA


U.S. President Barack Obama, right, speaks as his nominee for... News PhotoArmed Forces,Barack Obama,Chuck Hagel,East Room,Former,Government,Horizontal,International Landmark,Listening,Nebraska,Nomination,Nominee,North America,Politics,Surveillance,Talking,The Americas,The Media,US President,USA,Washington DC,White House - Washington DCPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergU.S. President Barack Obama, right, speaks as his nominee for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, a former Republican Senator from Nebraska, listens, during the announcement of the nomination in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013. Obama sees in Chuck Hagel a new Pentagon chief who, as a decorated Vietnam War veteran, can stand up to generals at a tight budgetary time and shares his doubts about open-ended military commitments. Photographer: Joshua Roberts/Bloomberg via Getty Images