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Rubio to Oppose Hagel Nomination

Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 1:40 PM
‘This Hagel hearing is a disaster’- Liberals take to Twitter to slam Hagel "hagel’s making biden look rhetorically sure-footed" — Peter Beinart (@PeterBeinart) January 31, 2013 "this hearing is beginning to remind me of the 1st Obama-Romney debate" — Peter Beinart (@PeterBeinart) January 31, 2013 "This Hagel hearing is a disaster." — Andrew Kaczynski (@BuzzFeedAndrew) January 31, 2013 "Certainly seems like it on twitter RT @buzzfeedandrew This Hagel hearing is a disaster." — AdamSerwer (@AdamSerwer) January 31, 2013 "I think Hagel is engaged now in Jewsplaining." — Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) January 31, 2013
Resist, We Much!!! Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 1:40 PM
"Hagel has written chapters on Iraq and on the Middle East. So we’re cool."

— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) January 31, 2013


"Did Hagel just call Iran’s government “elected and legitimate”?"

— Jeffrey Goldberg (@JeffreyGoldberg) January 31, 2013


"Hagel is floundering through one policy answer after another. IRGC terrorism, Iraq surge, nukes."

— attackerman (@attackerman) January 31, 2013


“I support the president’s strong position on containment. I think that’s right.” Um, you meant prevention, right #Hagel?

— attackerman (@attackerman) January 31, 2013


" #Hagel just stumbled over whether Iran govt is “legitimate” or “elected.” Fodder for oppo"

— Ron Kampeas (@kampeas) January 31, 2013

Florida Senator Marco Rubio is planning to vote against Chuck Hagel for Defense Secretary as the controversial nominee faces tough questions about his anti-Israel comments and lax policy positions on Iran.

During an appearance on Happening Now Thursday, Rubio said, "I stated long ago I've been deeply disturbed by his previous comments and positions in regards to sanctions on Iran and in regards to direct negotiations with North Korea. Obviously statements he made about Israel. these are not the kind of statements and kind of positions I want to see our secretary of defense have and these are big,...