It’s Official: Obama Unveils National Security Team


The president-elect picks Clinton as Secretary of State, Gen. Jones as National Security Adviser, Gates for Defense, Napolitano for Homeland Security, Holder for AG, Susan Rice as U.N. Ambassador.

Get details on all of the announcements here.

Obama compliments his team at start of presser. Watch video above. Full remarks here.

Also takes questions from the press on India attacks, his high-profile “team of rivals,” barbs traded with Clinton during the campaign, Iraq.

All appointees and Biden make remarks following Obama, starting with Clinton.

Earlier: Obama’s motorcade arrives at the hotel about an hour ahead of the presser. Read pool report here.

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