Washington — congress is holding its first public hearing about us plans for military secretary of state john kerry, defense secretary chuck hagel and joint chiefs chairman gen a congressional vote against obama's request would be catastrophic in its consequences for us. Chuck hagel has also been attacked for his affiliation with a group known as global zero, which seeks a future free of nuclear weapons hagel has been attacked recently with claims that he favors fully scrapping the nuclear arsenal of the united states unilaterally the truth is that hagel shares the. Chuck hagel early life, education, military, and early political career transcript: hearing of the senate armed services committee on the nomination of chuck hagel to be secretary of defense. Washington — republican chuck hagel, president barack obama's nominee for defense secretary, is facing gop critics who have challenged his past comments on israel, iran and nuclear weapons the former two-term senator from nebraska is the lone witness at a senate armed services.
Chuck hagel (r-ne) (l) is greeted by former sen max cleland (d-ga) (3rd l) as he arrives at his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense before the senate armed services committee on capitol hill january 31, 2013 in washington, dc president barack obama nominated. Chuck hagel confirmation hearing featured news story january 31st, 2013 republican chuck hagel, president barack obama's nominee for defense secretary, is facing gop critics who have challenged his past. Chuck hagel, the purple heart recipient from the vietnam war, the former senator, nominated to be secretary of defense his former colleagues met him with a fuselage of critical questions today, and abc's chief washington correspondent jonathan karl tells us about the fiery day. Defence secretary nominee chuck hagel has sought to allay concerns that he is anti-israel and soft on iran, at a testy confirmation hearing the senate armed services committee quizzed mr hagel over his past remarks, with a fellow republican labelling the nominee's record deeply troubling.
New: partisan exchanges punctuate first congressional hearing on bergdahl deal secretary hagel says bergdahl swap was last, best chance to get him out but defense secretary chuck hagel kept returning to the human side of the debate over a. Defense secretary chuck hagel told a contentious congressional hearing on wednesday the exchange of five taliban leaders for war prisoner bowe bergdahl was an imperfect decision that eroded trust with congress but he denied it involved negotiating with terrorists. Want to know how chuck hagel will run the pentagon if you listen to his remarks to the senate for his confirmation hearing, he'll be a lot like obama's previous defense secretary-nominee chuck hagel, left, with president obama and defense secretary leon panetta at the white house, jan. Michael cohen: the defense secretary nominee seemed ill-prepared, but more demoralising was the display of petty republican point-scoring.
Esquire's charles pierce hit the nail on the head with his assessment of this thursday's confirmation hearing of chuck hagel for secretary of defense -- and you can watch part of sen lindsey graham's petulant display during the hearing in the clip. Congressional hearing - chuck hagel topics: united nations, united arab emirates, united states department of defense pages: 7 (2024 words) published 2chuck hagel, statement on syria before the senate foreign relations committee (speech, capitol hill, washington, dc, september 3, 2013. President obama and former senator chuck hagel have used all levers of persuasion building a case for hagel's appointment to the pentagon, and that hard hagel also pledged to resign from the board of chevron (and many others) and to sell any stock he owns that could create a conflict of interest in. In some of the most talked-about fireworks to come from defense secretary nominee chuck hagel's senate confirmation hearing thursday, sen ted cruz (r-texas. Chuck hagel's secretary of defense senatorial hearing gets confusing when he is grilled on past israel comments appearing:bobby moynihancecily strongfred armisenkenan thompsontaran killam tags: chuck hagel hearing, bill hader lindsey graham, lindsey graham analogies, pro israel, chuck.
Chuck hagel hearings: he was battered by big-money conservative groups looking to derail his bid for secretary of defense chuck hagel and his younger brother, tom, fought together in vietnam in 1968 the two are believed to be the only brothers to have served in the same infantry squad in that. At the confirmation hearing for chuck hagel as defense secretary, sen john mccain took a particularly robust line of questioning, asking him about chuck hagel (c), president obama's choice for defense secretary, on capitol hill in washington, thursday, during the senate confirmation hearing. Chuck hagel (r-ne) related: fox panel tears into hagel: why does obama want him 'in the pentagon in the first place' the focus of the sketch centered on comments made by hagel in which he made it clear that the us and israel's national interests to not always perfectly align. Chuck hagel's going over at the hands of republican members of the senate armed services committee was more than an argument over political and policy differences it was another spasm in the efforts of neoconservatives to define us security policy in their own image.
Secretary of defense chuck hagel on 'this week' online supporters of the islamic terror group isis have taken to twitter to cheer the resignation of but in a congressional hearing in november, hagel said the administration was not considering a change to the isis strategy that would include action. Former us sen hagel arrives before the senate armed services committee for his confirmation hearing to become the next secretary of defense the vietnam war veteran tapped to lead the pentagon, chuck hagel, came under a withering attack from republican critics on jan. Ted cruz questioned chuck hagel about his interview with al jazeera in which chuck hagel agreed with a caller that israel committed war crimes hagel was confused again in another segment, we hear hagel on tape agreeing that the perception and reality is that the united states is the world's bully.