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Obama nominates REI CEO Sally Jewell to be Secretary of Interior

Looking for balance between oil industry and conservation, president makes unconventional first pick for environment team Barack Obama chose the head of the REI outdoor equipment stores to manage America’s wide open spaces on Wednesday, in the first pick of his second-term environment team. The choice of Sally Jewell, an…

Watch live: Obama nominates Sally Jewell to lead Interior Department

President Barack Obama to nominate REI Chief Executive Officer Sally Jewell as the next Interior secretary. Watch live, broadcast via NBC News on Feb. 6. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy  …