Blunt Will Vote No on Hagel’s Nomination

Blunt disagrees with Hagel's views of containment of Iran, despite walkback

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Sen. Roy Blunt (R., Mo.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, will vote no on the confirmation of Chuck Hagel for secretary of defense after yesterday’s senate hearing. Blunt also said he will not filibuster the confirmation.

Blunt announced his opposition to Chuck Todd Friday morning, the day after Sen. Marco Rubio (R., Fla.) also announced his opposition.

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