WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced Monday he will nominate former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as his next defense secretary, calling him ‘‘the leader our troops deserve.’’ He also said he had chosen White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to lead the Central Intelligence Agency.
By Julie Pace| Associated Press January 07, 2013
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