Thursday, November 20, 2008

Cabinet so far

Cabinet announcements so far....

Attorney General: Eric Holder (Deputy AG under Clinton and career prosecutor, wants to restore independence to AG office)

Health and Human Services:
Tom Daschle (Former Senate Democrat Leader, published a book on Health Care recently, strong supporter of health care reform).

Homeland Security:
Janet Napolitano (Governor of Arizona, tough on illegal immigration)

Edit: National Security Adviser: Unconfirmed talk that it could be General James L. Jones (Retired Feb 2007 - former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe; Commander of the United States European Command; and Commandant of the Marine Corps)

Edit: Secretary of State: Hillary Clinton has apparently made up her mind to accept the post, and vetting is finished and OK (see Bloomberg article). Sources say she is set to be nominated after Thanksgiving.