Obama Reveals The National Security Team

clinton and obamaThe National Security Team

WASHINGTON(RushPRnews)12/01/08-With Monday’s introduction of key members of the National Security Team, President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have now chosen nearly half of the cabinet, including the heads of the departments of State, Defense, Treasury, and Justice.

Nominees announced today include Senator Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, Eric Holder as Attorney General, Governor Janet Napolitano as Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Susan Rice as Ambassador to the United Nations, and General Jim Jones, USMC (Ret) as National Security Adviser. President-elect Obama also announced that he has asked Robert Gates to stay on as Secretary of Defense.

Opinion leaders from across the ideological spectrum have praised the cabinet that is taking shape.

“In selecting nominees for his Cabinet and a new White House staff, President-elect Barack Obama has so far placed an admirable emphasis on proven competence over personal loyalty or political purity,” the Washington Post editorial board wrote last week.

View pictures from today’s press conference and read President-elect Obama’s prepared remarks below.

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