It's not you, it's me: Judd Gregg withdraws nomination

Friday, February 13, 2009

Sen. Judd Gregg, a New Hampshire Republican who was asked to join President Obama's Cabinet as Commerce secretary, has declined the invitation. He announced his decision at a press conference yesterday, claiming it would be "difficult day in and day out to serve in this cabinet." We are joined by Charles Mahtesian, national political editor for Politico.com for more details on Gregg's decision.

For a look at who is in the president's Cabinet, check out our handy guide.

Judd Gregg's press conference on his decision to withdraw:

Guests:

Charles Mahtesian

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