A sharply divided Senate is scheduled to cast a final vote on the contested nomination of secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel Tuesday, ending a months-long battle that has centered on the nominee’s controversial past statements.
President Barack Obama’s defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel is worth as much $11 million, but the business practices that made him rich were once denounced by some of the Democrats now backing him.
Defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel had the second-highest office turnover rate in the past ten years while serving as Nebraskan senator, according to the Washington Times.
Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel walked back and apologized for his most controversial foreign policy views during a meeting Friday with Jewish organizational leaders, according to sources with knowledge of the gathering.
A pro-Tehran advocacy group presented controversial secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel with a $355 designer “Movada” clock in 2002, according to the former Republican Nebraska senator’s financial disclosures.
Defense secretary nominee Chuck Hagel’s Atlantic Council predicted that Iran will one day be a natural partner for the United States in the future and it also laid out a roadmap to achieve that partnership.
Opposition to the potential nomination of former Republican Nebraska Senator Chuck Hagel as the nation’s next defense secretary continues to mount.
The ardently pro-Israel former mayor of New York City and the Iranian regime have found something to agree on: that Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama’s likely nominee for secretary of defense, is anti-Israel.