CHICAGO (AP) - President-elect Barack Obama is tackling matters
both domestic and foreign at the start of what is expected be a
jam-packed work week.
Obama will begin the day meeting privately with his national
security team, including Vice President-elect Joe Biden, incoming
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert
Obama is slated to hold a news conference today to formally
announce his environmental and natural resources team. It was
disclosed last week that he has selected Steven Chu for energy
secretary, Lisa Jackson for EPA administrator, Carol Browner as his
energy and climate "czar," and Nancy Sutley to lead the White
House Council on Environmental Quality.
Obama is planning to leave soon for a more than weeklong trip to
Hawaii to celebrate the holidays and relax before his Jan. 20