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Obama selects two for cabinet

Keywords: Tags  Barack Obama, Penny Pritzker, Michael Froman, U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Department of Commerce

NEW YORK — President Barack Obama nominated two new members to his cabinet May 2.

Penny Pritzker, a businesswoman who has served on the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, is Obama’s nominee for secretary of commerce.

Michael Froman, who has served as the President’s deputy national security advisor for international economic affairs, was nominated to serve as U.S. Trade Representative.

The appointments still require confirmation by the Senate.

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