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Top GOP aide: ´We´ll
confirm Hagel, Kerry´

Washington Examiner, by Paul Bedard

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/14/2012 11:34:34 AM

The growing possibility of President Obama naming Democratic Sen. John Kerry as secretary of State and former GOP Sen. Chuck Hagel to run the Pentagon is being embraced by Senate Republicans who predict confirmation. "I think both of them will be questioned vigorously but confirmed," said a top GOP Senate aide, meaning the GOP won´t put up a fight in the Democratically-controlled chamber. That will be a key selling point as Obama considers his choices. Reports emerged Thursday that Hagel, a Vietnam vet from Nebraska, was the frontrunner to replace exiting Defense Secretary Leon Panetta.

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I guess none of them remember Kerry is a traitor and does everything he can to undermine this country. s/o Last night on Fox it was mentioned that Rice could be considered for national security adviser. What a great idea! s/o What in the world would qualify her for that position??

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 12/14/2012 11:40:44 AM     (No. 9065303)

Doesn´t matter. The radical policies will be the same, regardless who are the "front men".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 12/14/2012 12:04:56 PM     (No. 9065352)

Well, rolling over for the ´Rat traitors. I can see why this is a "top" GOP aide.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/14/2012 12:12:03 PM     (No. 9065371)

They´ll do anything to get him out of the Senate!


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Reply 4 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 12/14/2012 1:47:15 PM     (No. 9065618)

John Kerry...spit ! Yet another scraping from the bottom of the democrat outhouse where they go to find their candidates.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 12/14/2012 2:09:46 PM     (No. 9065659)

Surely there must be a position of honor somewhere in this transformed gov´t for Jane Fonda too.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 12/14/2012 2:41:36 PM     (No. 9065731)

The Republicans are willing to let Kerry become SOS because they think they can take Kerry´s senate seat by running Scott Brown. But just as the Democrats changed the law when Kennedy died to prevent then-Gov. Mitt Romney from appointing a Republican to the seat, so might they change the law again to permit the current Gov. Deval Patrick to appoint a Democrat to fill it. MA Democrats have no morals or ethics: they make up the rules as they go to suit the situation. Unfortunately, this is what happens when the Democrats control things.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 12/14/2012 3:51:05 PM     (No. 9065871)

I´m getting real sick of the GOP RINO´s doing Libs bidding!

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