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President Barack Obama and his choice for Defense Secretary, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel, left, listen Monday as the president’s choice for CIA Director, Deputy National Security Adviser for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, John Brennan, right, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Monday.

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GOP senator threatens delay on CIA nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s choice of John Brennan to be the next CIA director hit a snag Tuesday as a Republican senator threatened to delay the nomination until the Obama administration provides answers on the deadly assault in Libya that killed the U.S. ambassador and three other Americans.

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