Secretary of Defense

The top Republican and Democrat on the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs are demanding more information from defense Secretary Chuck Hagel about lost Army field records from the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Read more...
Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday questioned if former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) even had the "competence" necessary to be the secretary of defense. Read more...
Stephen Colbert took apart Breitbrat Ben Shapiro, the right wing echo-chamber that fell for his hit piece on Chuck Hagel and the Republicans who are now asking President Obama to withdraw Hagel's nomination, who he should obviously give into after it appears all but inevitable that he's going to be confirmed. Read more...
Jon Stewart absolutely destroyed BFF's Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. John McCain over their drummed up fake Benghazi outrage, their petulant behavior at recent Congressional hearings and for holding up the nomination of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense. Read more...
Fox News host Sean Hannity on Thursday congratulated Republicans for successfully using a filibuster to temporarily block a president's nominee for secretary of defense -- former Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) -- for the first time in the history of the Read more...

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney is a fan of Barack Obama's decision to use drones for the targeted killing of American citizens, but says that the president "wants" to do "serious, serious damage to our military" by nominating former Sen. Chuck Read more...
As Dave already noted, Sen. Lindsey Graham was back on the air this Sunday, still flogging their latest Benghazi "scandal" that somehow President Obama was disengaged during the embassy attacks on the anniversary of 9/11. I'm not sure just how much Read more...
From this Saturday's Weekends with Alex Witt on MSNBC, former Deputy Assistant and Deputy Press Secretary to George W. Bush, Tony Fratto took part in a discussion on Chuck Hagel's confirmation hearing for Secretary of Defense and while I agree on Read more...
Esquire's Charles Pierce hit the nail on the head with his assessment of this Thursday's confirmation hearing of Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense -- and you can watch part of Sen. Lindsey Graham's petulant display during the hearing in the clip Read more...
Color me not shocked that Fox is carrying water for wingnut Sen. Ted Cruz and his dishonest attack on former Sen. Chuck Hagel during his confirmation hearing for Secretary of Defense. Read more...