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December 13, 2012


Hagel on Short List for Defense Secretary

Former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel (R-NE) has emerged as the leading candidate to become President Obama's next Secretary of Defense and may be nominated as soon as this month, Bloomberg reports.
 
"Hagel, who served as an enlisted Army infantryman in Vietnam, has passed the vetting process at the White House Counsel's office... The former Nebraska senator has told associates that he is awaiting final word from the president."












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