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Senate committee confirms Trump's Defense Secretary

Senate committee confirms Trump's Defense Secretary

Senate Armed Services Committee votes 26-1 in favor of James N. Mattis as Secretary of Defense.Ben Ariel, 19/01/2017 03:07
Trump confirms: Mattis will be Secretary of Defense

Trump confirms: Mattis will be Secretary of Defense

U.S. President-elect confirms his intention to nominate retired General James Mattis as Defense Secretary.Ben Ariel, 02/12/2016 03:42
JStreet Cheers Hagel Confirmation

JStreet Cheers Hagel Confirmation

The radically leftist JStreet lobby welcomed the confirmation of former Sen. Chuck Hagel as incoming U.S. Secretary of Defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 28/02/2013 20:00
ECI on Hagel: 'We Fought a Good Fight'

ECI on Hagel: 'We Fought a Good Fight'

"We fought the good fight, and are proud to have done so,” said Chairman of the Emergency Committee for Israel on Hagel confirmation. Rachel Hirshfeld , 27/02/2013 17:53
Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

Senate Confirms Hagel as Secretary of Defense

The U.S. Senate confirms Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense, ending an acrimonious nominations process.Elad Benari, 27/02/2013 01:12
Senate Ends Hagel Filibuster

Senate Ends Hagel Filibuster

The Senate voted Tuesday to break a filibuster against the nomination of Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense. Arutz Sheva staff, 26/02/2013 21:35
ZOA Lauds Anti-Hagel Letter of 14 US Senators

ZOA Lauds Anti-Hagel Letter of 14 US Senators

Zionist Organization of America applauds the 14 senators who wrote a letter to Obama, urging him to withdraw Hagel nomination. Rachel Hirshfeld , 24/02/2013 09:08
Republican: Vote for Hagel and be Held Accountable

Republican: Vote for Hagel and be Held Accountable

Sen. James Inhofe warns fellow Republicans they will be held accountable if they vote to confirm Chuck Hagel.Elad Benari, Canada, 22/02/2013 22:54
Schumer: Chuck Hagel ‘Almost Had Tears’ In Meeting

Schumer: Chuck Hagel ‘Almost Had Tears’ In Meeting

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Chuck Hagel was very emotional as he explained connotation of “Jewish lobby.” Rachel Hirshfeld, 21/02/2013 16:58
Hagel Will Likely be Confirmed, Predicts McCain

Hagel Will Likely be Confirmed, Predicts McCain

One of Chuck Hagel's fiercest critics, Sen. John McCain, predicts he'll have enough votes to be confirmed as Secretary of Defense.Elad Benari, 18/02/2013 06:16
Senate Committee Approves Hagel's Nomination

Senate Committee Approves Hagel's Nomination

A U.S. Senate committee has approved by a vote of 14 to 11 the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense.Elad Benari, 13/02/2013 01:12
Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block Hagel

Sen. Inhofe Threatens Filibuster to Block Hagel

Sen. James Inhofe threatened to filibuster Chuck Hagel if necessary to prevent his confirmation as the next US secretary of defense. Rachel Hirshfeld , 11/02/2013 10:33
Hagel Receiving Funding From 'Friends of Hamas'?

Hagel Receiving Funding From 'Friends of Hamas'?

Hagel has refused to release documents on sources of foreign funding because he is purportedly receiving donations from “Friends of Hamas.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/02/2013 10:45
Hagel: US Needs to 'Reverse Optics' With Israel

Hagel: US Needs to 'Reverse Optics' With Israel

Chuck Hagel: In order to restore credibility as an honest broker in Mideast, US has to "reverse optics" in relationship with Jewish state. Rachel Hirshfeld , 08/02/2013 11:54
Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation Vote

Senate Committee Postpones Hagel Confirmation Vote

The Senate Armed Services Committee has postponed a panel vote that was expected to take place Thursday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 07/02/2013 16:53
Confirmed: Panetta to Testify on Benghazi

Confirmed: Panetta to Testify on Benghazi

Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will testify before the Senate on Benghazi attack, in a move that may lift one obstacle to Hagel confirmationRachel Hirshfeld , 01/02/2013 11:23
Hagel: Willing to Attack Iran if Necessary

Hagel: Willing to Attack Iran if Necessary

Hagel writes to Senate: There is time and space for diplomacy with Iran, but the window is closing.Elad Benari, 31/01/2013 05:12
Hagel: Israel Keeps Arabs 'Caged Up Like Animals'

Hagel: Israel Keeps Arabs 'Caged Up Like Animals'

Hagel made staggering accusations against Israel in 2003, alleging that the Jewish state is keeping “Palestinians caged up like animals.”Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/01/2013 02:14
Graham: 'Hagel Blocked Until Panetta Testifies'

Graham: 'Hagel Blocked Until Panetta Testifies'

Sen. Graham said he'll block Hagel’s confirmation hearings until outgoing Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta testifies on Benghazi attacks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 30/01/2013 19:15
Full-Page New York Times Ad: 'Who is Chuck Hagel?'

Full-Page New York Times Ad: 'Who is Chuck Hagel?'

The Emergency Committee for Israel placed a full-page ad in the New York Times publicly impugning the nomination of Chuck Hagel. Rachel Hirshfeld , 16/01/2013 18:03
Hagel Backtracks on Controversial Israel Comments

Hagel Backtracks on Controversial Israel Comments

In an effort to temper concerns of pro-Israel lawmakers in Washington, Chuck Hagel has backtracked on controversial Israel, Iran remarks.Rachel Hirshfeld , 15/01/2013 18:04
Rivlin: Israel Concerned About Hagel Nomination

Rivlin: Israel Concerned About Hagel Nomination

Knesset Speaker says Israel is worried about Hagel "because of his statements in the past and his stance toward Israel."Elad Benari, 08/01/2013 05:46
Hagel: No Evidence I'm Anti-Israel

Hagel: No Evidence I'm Anti-Israel

Chuck Hagel dismisses allegations that he is against Israel, saying critics have "completely distorted" his record.Elad Benari, 08/01/2013 00:14
Senator Graham Slams Hagel Appointment

Senator Graham Slams Hagel Appointment

Chuck Hagel would be "the most antagonistic Secretary of Defense toward Israel", says Sen. Lindsey Graham.Elad Benari, 07/01/2013 04:12
Obama Touts Hagel as 'Patriot'

Obama Touts Hagel as 'Patriot'

President Obama defended former Sen. Chuck Hagel's record on Sunday, rebuffing attacks on the potential nominee for defense secretary.Rachel Hirshfeld , 31/12/2012 02:47
Video: Odds Stacked Against Hagel

Video: Odds Stacked Against Hagel

Hagel’s record of being soft on Iran is making him a more doubtful choice for Secretary of Defense. Obama shopping around for others.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 24/12/2012 15:37
Sen. Lieberman: ‘Serious Questions’ on Hagel

Sen. Lieberman: ‘Serious Questions’ on Hagel

Sen. Lieberman joined in the chorus of opposition to potential appointment of former Sen. Hagel as Secretary of Defense.Rachel Hirshfeld, 24/12/2012 03:46
Hagel Appointment Would Be Huge 'Slap in the Face'

Hagel Appointment Would Be Huge 'Slap in the Face'

RJC said appointment of former Senator Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense would be a "slap in the face" to all pro-Israel Americans. Rachel Hirshfeld , 17/12/2012 01:42