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Spoiling for a fight
over Chuck Hagel

Washington Times, by Wesley Pruden

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Posted By:Maryland_Patriot, 1/8/2013 3:57:15 PM

If Barack Obama wants a fight over his appointment of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, the Republicans have a constitutional responsibility to give him one. The Senate’s role, to “advise and consent” to the appointment, is a description of duty, not a command to “echo and obey,” which is the president’s idea of how Congress should respond to all of his appointments, legislation, whims, wishes and dreams. Mr. Obama, like all other presidents, is entitled to choose his aides, helpers, assistants, deputies and seconds, subject to the advice of the Senate,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 1/8/2013 4:15:00 PM     (No. 9105624)

Go Pubbies!

Fight, fight fight - - until it´s time to roll over again.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jalo1951, 1/8/2013 4:36:34 PM     (No. 9105666)

obama is using Chicago tactics again. Pick Hagel a R that no R likes. Let them gripe and get into a lather. obama can tell the American public that he is just trying to be bipartisan but the mean and angry R are just interested in causing trouble where there needs to be none. obama looks reasonable and R look like fools, again.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: DW626, 1/8/2013 5:48:35 PM     (No. 9105793)

Unless he cheated on his income tax returns, I don´t see how he would be qualified to serve in this administration.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Davids918, 1/8/2013 5:54:26 PM     (No. 9105801)

#2, says it best.

It´s why the GOP should simply let Hagel have the post, which Obomination really doesn´t want.

Then, oppose all the defense cuts stating how the Democrats are looking to jeopardize American security, and defense obligations.

Although, I still suspect Obomination is using Hagel to take the fall for "gutting" the military budget under his watch.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: hamrman, 1/8/2013 6:26:41 PM     (No. 9105843)

The blind leading the blinder...fools all of them!

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