Obama Taps Hagel, Brennan for Pentagon, CIA

He praises both men at White House event

By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 7, 2013 12:55 PM CST

(Newser) – President Obama officially announced his nominations of Chuck Hagel as secretary of Defense and John Brennan as CIA director today, praising both men for their records of service at a press event in the East Room of the White House. Hagel, Obama said, "knows...   Read full story »

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