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Hagel Gets Testy With Lawmaker
Over Bergdahl: ‘I Don’t Like The
Implication Of The Question’

Daily Caller, by Brendon Bordelon

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Posted By:JoniTx, 6/11/2014 2:27:16 PM

Things got heated between Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and Florida Republican Congressman Jeff Miller during a House Armed Services hearing regarding Bowe Bergdahl on Wednesday, with the DoD head telling the lawmaker he “doesn’t like the implication” of a question on why the Army Sgt. is still sequestered in Germany. Hagel testified Wednesday before a deeply skeptical Congress, with members on both sides of the aisle upset that the White House had not informed them of the release of five dangerous Taliban prisoners for Bergdahl — a notification required by federal law. Miller began his line of questioning by forcing Hagel

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grampus, 6/11/2014 2:45:00 PM     (No. 9881850)

Don´t know if it´s true, but I read that inside all of Hagel´s shoes are printed the large letters "TGIF" to remind him that toes go in first.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Shucky, 6/11/2014 2:46:33 PM     (No. 9881851)

When are Hagel and Obama getting charged for treason?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: CzndCitzen, 6/11/2014 2:55:05 PM     (No. 9881862)

Gee.. maybe for the same reason we haven´t heard from any of the survivors from Benghazi.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 6/11/2014 2:55:54 PM     (No. 9881865)

The Congressman doesn´t like making the implication but if the shoe fits...

The truth hurts, Sec. Hagel.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 6/11/2014 2:56:51 PM     (No. 9881866)

Hagel never has appeared to be a very bright bulb. Someone needs to inform him, we citizens do not like the results of his actions!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 6/11/2014 3:01:18 PM     (No. 9881874)

Well, I didn´t like the implication of the answer that never came. I suspect Bergdahl is being ´´reintegrated´´ to be an American again, to refute any accusations currently flying around the States and his former comrades.

But the question, why couldn´t that be done here, is valid.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: brianod1, 6/11/2014 3:05:41 PM     (No. 9881884)

The focus should not be on Bergdahl - things there will run their course. The focus should be on the content of the ´negotiation´ with the Taliban, the nature of the 5 swapped, the ignoring of the law by the administration. Why are our guys always so stupid?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: postaway, 6/11/2014 3:20:03 PM     (No. 9881901)

#7 is exactly right. Bergdahl is a diversion. I want to know why the five terrorists were freed, what happened in Benghazi (it would be nice if some of the people who were there would show the same courage as the men in Bergdahl´s company) and why our government is allowing an invasion across our southern border which looks like it will provide a fair chance to subvert our way of life. I want to know when honorable men and women with power will help the American people and stop this lawlessness.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: sw penn, 6/11/2014 3:41:05 PM     (No. 9881923)

Perhaps Mr. Hagel would be more comfortable
as Secretary of Implications.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/11/2014 4:21:44 PM     (No. 9881955)

I don´t like the implications of this administration that the people´s representatives have no right to ask what is going on, and receive an honest answer.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Doctor P, 6/11/2014 4:37:18 PM     (No. 9881971)

If he does not like the question, then he can resign ahead of being fired, impeached and/or indicted.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: KTWO, 6/11/2014 4:47:20 PM     (No. 9881999)

Hagel was probably just angry at everyone this morning.

He now knows that the WH said he was the main advocate of the Bergdahl deal.

OT: I wonder if Bowe will be adopted by a celeb and be on TV as a great hero for a few weeks? Didn´t some guy get that treatment for knocking up Bristol Palin?

TGIF? Great comment on Hagel.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Trust No One, 6/11/2014 4:51:52 PM     (No. 9882010)

Best part of his testimony --- he threw O under the bus!!! lololololol

Can´t wait to see who gets the last pitch.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Mildred, 6/11/2014 5:00:13 PM     (No. 9882019)

His opening statement sounded reasonable as he read it. There were a few opportunities for follow up questions. However, once Hapless Hagel had to answer a question without a print out or teleprompter, he gets all confused. Perhaps he will be the first one to throw Obama under the bus in addition to stating that the CIC made the decision to swap these traitors. I am sure there is a lot more we need to know.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 6/11/2014 6:04:10 PM     (No. 9882088)

Hagel made his bed with the dogs, now he wonders why he has fleas.

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