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GOP Scoring Points By Throwing Their Own Under The Bus

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Offical government photo of Chuck Hagel
Future Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Former Republican Senator Chuck Hagel was nominated by President Obama to be the next Secretary of Defense. His confirmation hearing lasted almost nine hours and during that time the Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee decided to throw Hagel under the bus to score points on national security and Israel. Since they won’t block his confirmation this is the only way the GOP can thump their chest and act all indignant outside the usual reasons.
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