Posts Tagged ‘ confirmed ’

Obama Introduces National Security Team

image8.jpgPresident-elect Barack Obama introduced his National Security team on Monday.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21134540/vp/27998956#27998956

President-elect Barack Obama unveiled his national security team today, including formally announcing his intention to nominate his onetime rival for the Democratic nomination, Sen. Hillary Clinton of New York, as the next secretary of State.

Obama also announced his intention to keep current Defense Secretary Robert Gates in his post, likely for at least a year in the new administration. The president-elect also said he would nominate Susan Rice as ambassador to the United Nations, retired Marine Gen. James Jones as his national security adviser, Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano as homeland security director and Eric Holder as attorney general.

Continue reading