President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, to announce that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser

 

              President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, to announce that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, to announce that he is nominating Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, right, as the new CIA director; and former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, left, as the new defense secretary.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)