Pres. Obama has a new cabinet problem on his hands. Sen. Judd Gregg has withdrawn his nomination as Commerce Secretary citing "irresolvable conflicts" over the stimulus bill and the 2010 census.
Gregg is the second person to pull out of consideration for the job. The first was New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson, who withdrew in last month citing the distraction of a federal investigation into whether he played an improper role in getting state business to a company that gave cash to his political action committees. And, this is the third Cabinet nominee overall to step aside when you count last week's decision by Health and Human Services Secretary-designate Tom Daschle to quit over tax issues.
Tonight we'll have the raw politics of Gregg's decision. Pres. Obama touted the pick as working across party lines, since Gregg is a Republican. But is there a "GOP war" against Obama, as one columnist mentioned today? We'll dig into that tonight on AC360°.
Plus, Angelina Jolie and the octuplets' mom. The unlikely twins. The Hollywood star is speaking out about their eerie connection.
We'll have those stories and more startng at 10pm ET.
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