David noted Chuck Schumer’s announcement supporting Chuck Hagel this morning. But let’s just state for the record: this means the Chuck Hagel ‘drama’ is over. Yes, you’ll still have some tough questioning. And it’ll still remain a niche hobby for Bill Kristol. But this baby’s done. And the whole Hagel nomination thing turned out to be a triple, mustard ketchup tomato lettuce and bacon nothingburger.
Can President Obama get retired Senator and Army vet through Senate to serve as his Defense Secretary right after he’s reelected and his own party has expanded majority? Please.
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