Gibbs: No Cabinet Shakeup Coming

Larry Summers' replacement expected to be named in January
By Polly Davis Doig,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 26, 2010 9:13 AM CST
White House press secretary Robert Gibbs gestures during the daily briefing at the White House on Monday, Dec. 20, 2010 in Washington.   (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

(Newser) – That big shakeup that's going to change the face of President Obama's Cabinet? Not happening, Robert Gibbs tells State of the Union today. "I don't expect, quite honestly, big changes," he said. The exception to that rule is Larry Summers' replacement, whom Gibbs expects to see named in early or mid-January, notes Politico: "I think, obviously, it's an important part of our economic team. And the president wants to take some time to make a good decision."

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