President-elect Obama is defending his choice of former Clinton official Leon Panetta for CIA Director. Incoming Intelligence Committee chair Sen. Dianne Feinstein wasn't consulted prior to the nomination. Rachel Maddow is joined by former CIA agent Bob Baer approves of the choice of Panetta for CIA Director.

This video is from MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show, broadcast Jan. 6, 2009.

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