Obama Will Tap John Brennan for CIA Director

Will nominate Brennan, Chuck Hagel today

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 6:48 AM CST | Updated Jan 7, 2013 7:51 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama will make two potentially controversial nominations this afternoon: Chuck Hagel as defense secretary and John Brennan as CIA director, the AP reports. Brennan, Obama's top counterterrorism adviser, has a close relationship with the president and was very involved in planning the Osama...   Read full story »


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