AP: Obama To Nominate John Brennan As CIA Chief

President Obama is expected to nominate current counterterrorism adviser John Brennan to be the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency, the Associated Press reported Monday. 

The President is also expected to nominate former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel as the next secretary of defense. According to the AP, the President will make both nominations Monday afternoon. 

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