Thursday, December 18, 2008

Obama Press Conference Announcing Mary Schapiro, SEC Chairwoman (Video & Transcript)

President-elect Barack Obama named seasoned regulator Mary Schapiro to head the Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday.


Obama also named Georgetown University law professor Daniel Tarullo to fill one of two vacancies on the seven-seat Federal Reserve Board, which is battling to ease a credit crisis and fend off a deepening recession, and he picked former Treasury official Gary Gensler to head the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which regulates the U.S. commodity futures and options market.


And Obama answered questions on the pick of Rick Warren to give the invocation inaugural day.

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