Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel is an American politician who served as a United
States ... It was the first time in U.S. history that a nominee for Secretary of
Defense ... On February 26, ...
Jan 7, 2013 ... How often does the US Senate reject presidential cabinet nominations? That
question comes up because President Obama on Monday ...
Jan 7, 2013 ... However, it's rare for the Senate to actually reject a cabinet nominee in a public ...
More likely, the Obama administration would withdraw Hagel's nomination before
a vote, ... Why Americans will really, really hate Congress in 2013 ... Senate
member rejected for a cabinet position by the Senate in its history.
Jan 8, 2013 ... So did Concerned Women of America. ... Mr. Hagel. When it comes to cabinet-
level nominees, it's extremely unusual for the Senate to reject anyone. In its
history, the Senate has confirmed over 500 cabinet nominations and only denied
nine. ... But only Ms. Baird was up for a “top four” post, like Mr. Hagel is.
Dec 15, 2016 ... Since 1834, just nine nominees have been stopped by the Senate from joining a
... Democrats to block Tower, and they did so for personal and professional
reasons. ... History shows the Senate rarely rejects Cabinet picks.
Dec 5, 2016 ... Senate Democrats can't block Trump's appointments, which in all but ... by the
Senate once for his racism,” a reference to his rejection by the ... Democratic
senators met to call on all cabinet nominees to provide ... procedural votes to stall
the nominations as long as they could. ..... Brennan Beckenbauer ·.
Jan 9, 2013 ... In all of U.S. history, just 9 presidential nominees for cabinet ... his cabinet for a
second term, including the selection of Chuck Hagel to lead the Pentagon. ...
Tower was the first cabinet nominee to be rejected by the Senate in three
decades. ... "The rise of the 60-vote Senate does make confirmation harder, ...
Dec 5, 2016 ... Donald Trump has now named about half of his Cabinet nominees. ... But could
any of Donald Trump's nominees be rejected by the Senate? ... So as long as the
entire Republican party is behind a nominee, that person will be approved. ... Jeff
Sessions, specifically going through his history with civil rights.
Jan 7, 2013 ... President Obama will nominate the former GOP senator to be secretary of
defense. ... a well-known Republican to the president's second-term Cabinet at a
... The nominations of Hagel and Brennan begin what White House ... He was an
outspoken and often independent voice as a member of the Senate ...
Jan 7, 2013 ... Long-Term Care ... in Congress when it comes to filling his Cabinet for his
second term. ... Hagel, but he will be treated fairly by Republicans in the Senate,”
... the state of Israel in our nation's history,” Graham said Sunday on CNN. ...
conservative Bill Kristol also plans to oppose Hagel's nomination as par...