Wired PR News.com – President Elect Barack Obama is expected to announce who will fill six of the top posts in his administration on Monday. The list includes former Democratic rival Senator Hilary Clinton as Secretary of State, and others deemed friends and foes of the next president.
The news conference is set to take place in Obama’s hometown of Chicago. Reports have surfaced regarding who has already been chosen to fill certain cabinet positions; however, the decisions have yet to be made official. As reported by the Associated Press, in order for Senator Clinton to accept the post, her husband and former president Bill Clinton complied with requests to disclose information pertaining to his foundation, no longer accept foreign donations for the Clinton Global Initiative, and other actions that might affect the Senator in her new position.
Other positions expected to be announced Monday include Robert Gates remaining as Secretary of Defense, Janet Napolitano for Homeland Security Secretary, Eric Holder as Attorney General, and two foreign policy adviser positions.