U.S. President Obama stands with his security team at the White House in Washington

 
U.S. President Obama stands with his security team at the White House in Washington
U.S. President Barack Obama (C) and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta (L) stand with presidential nominees during a White House event in Washington, January 7, 2013. From left, are:Panetta, Defense Secretary-nominee nominee Chuck Hagel, Obama, CIA Director-nominee John Brennan and acting CIA Director Michael Morell . REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque