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Chuck Hagel


Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel is an American politician who was the 24th United States Secretary of Defense for two years in the Obama administration. He previously served as United States...

Hagel, Brennan, and history: How often does Senate reject cabinet ...


Jan 7, 2013 ... How often does the US Senate reject presidential cabinet nominations? That question comes up because President Obama on Monday ...

U.S. Senate: Nominations


Chapter 10: Cabinet Nominations Rejected or Withdrawn ... In its history, the Senate has confirmed 123 Supreme Court nominations and well over 500 Cabinet ... When the federal Constitutional Convention assembled at Philadelphia in 1787, ...

Obama nominates Chuck Hagel for Defense, John Brennan for CIA ...


Jan 7, 2013 ... If confirmed by the Senate, the nomination of Hagel would add a well-known Republican to the president's second-term Cabinet at a time when he is looking to .... up and be able to say that they oppose someone who was against a war ... Palestinian movement that does not recognize Israel's right to exist.

Senate approves Hagel nomination to be defense secretary as Dick ...


Feb 12, 2013 ... That angered Levin, who rejected the notion of a different standard for Hagel ... We have not filibustered a Cabinet appointee in the past and I ... his power to scuttle the nomination, though he told reporters he does not want to string out the process. ... 'Senator Hagel, Mr. Brennan, they need to be confirmed.

Meet Obama's Picks for Defense, Diplomacy, and Intelligence - Kicker


Jan 7, 2013 ... President Obama has named his nominees for Secretary of Defense, ... President Obama, Chuck Hagel, and John Brennan. ... It's common for a few Cabinet members to move out of their roles ... is first elected, and, if he is re-elected, often at the start of his new term. .... What does the director of the CIA do?

Chuck Hagel | Right Wing Watch


When the U.S. Senate finally confirmed Chuck Hagel to head the ... campaign against John Brennan and Chuck Hagel, President Obama's nominees to lead the ...

The Anti-War/Anti-Semitic Defense Chief | Frontpage Mag


Jan 7, 2013 ... Although Brennan's Senate confirmation may meet less resistance, Hagel's nomination is sure to spark a fierce confirmation battle in the ...

Obama's new national security team goes to war - The Conversation


Jan 8, 2013 ... They join Senator John Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat and 2004 presidential ... gambling, drinking and womanising and the Democratic majority rejected him. ... Obama considered Brennan to lead the CIA when he assumed office four ... Finally, the one nominee who might actually be in peril is Hagel, ...

Chuck Hagel's Anti-Israel Speeches – I Told You About It First ...


Feb 14, 2013 ... I mean, when Hagel “corrected” himself at his clumsy Senate confirmation hearing, ... Paul Statement on Hagel and Brennan Nominations ..... Therefore, we should reject a banana republic like Israel that does not protect ... didn't care that one of his nominees for the Cabinet holds overtly anti-Semitic views.

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Senate Rarely Reject Cabinet Nominees - The New York Times


Jan 8, 2013 ... When it comes to cabinet-level nominees, it's extremely unusual for the ... In its history, the Senate has confirmed over 500 cabinet nominations and only ... But only Ms. Baird was up for a “top four” post, like Mr. Hagel is.

Republicans block Chuck Hagel's nomination for defense secretary ...


Feb 14, 2013 ... GOP senators pin vote on Obama nominee to the release of more information ... The nomination of John Brennan as CIA director is also being delayed; the Senate ... A president's pick for a Cabinet post usually requires only a majority vote, ... for defense secretary for the first time in the country's history.

Obama Set to Name Hagel, Brennan to Top Positions | PBS NewsHour


Jan 7, 2013 ... Hagel, but he will be treated fairly by Republicans in the Senate,” ... “I will not support Chuck Hagel's nomination to the Department of Defense. ... The powerful conservative Bill Kristol also plans to oppose Hagel's nomination as part of a .... When I was in WH, I slept better at night knowing that John Brenna...