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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Chapter 10: Cabinet Nominations Rejected or Withdrawn ...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, ...

Senate vs. Obama over Cabinet - POLITICO


Jan 8, 2013 ... History Dept. ..... President Barack Obama is headed into battle with the Senate over his ... about Chuck Hagel, his controversial nominee for defense secretary. ... And senior Republicans are seeking to delay the nomination of John Brennan to ... “When the president chooses to pick a fight or to go through a ...

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.

USA Politics - Voice of America Blogs - VOA News


Mar 5, 2013 ... Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell is guiding the ... That's when the so- called budget sequester cuts go into effect .... Republicans wound up the political losers back then, but there does ..... oppose his nomination as President Obama's secretary of defense. ... Fight over Brennan Also Possible.

Obama keen on Chuck Hagel nomination despite opposition | US ...


Jan 6, 2013 ... President Barack Obama with Senator Chuck Hagel in 2009; Hagel is ... Obama to nominate Hagel as defence secretary and Brennan as ... key question is whether Democrats will help neocons oppose him .... Yep that is what fear does. .... Hagel nomination and Obama's "desire for a bipartisan cabinet" is .....

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 | 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 ...

Mike Johanns - Ballotpedia


Aug 13, 2016 ... Predecessor, Chuck Hagel (R) ... See also: Rand Paul filibuster of John Brennan's CIA Nomination in March 2013 ... Holder wrote, "Does the president have the authority to use a ... During the shutdown in October 2013, the Senate rejected, down party lines, .... Mike Johanns Campaign Contribution History.

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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.

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.

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 state of Israel in our nation's history,” Graham said Sunday on CNN. ... The powerful conservative Bill Kristol also plans to oppose Hagel's nomination as ...