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Hagel's Future at Pentagon Clouded by Stormy Senate Hearingi
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February 01, 2013 3:07 AM
Confirmation of President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. Defense Secretary is uncertain after a contentious hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Former Senator Chuck Hagel faced hours of intense and sometimes combative questioning Thursday, even from his one-time colleagues in the Republican Party. VOA's Michael Bowman reports.

Hagel's Future at Pentagon Clouded by Stormy Senate Hearing

Published January 31, 2013

Confirmation of President Barack Obama’s choice for U.S. Defense Secretary is uncertain after a contentious hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Former Senator Chuck Hagel faced hours of intense and sometimes combative questioning Thursday, even from his one-time colleagues in the Republican Party. VOA's Michael Bowman reports.


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