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Rubio to Oppose Hagel Nomination

skytroop6 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 10:02 PM
Are you that dense? Handed over? I guess you want a lot of Americans to lose their jobs assisting the Egyptians in building M1 Tanks in Egypt? By treaty the U.S. awards Egypt a specific amount of military aid. It's for upholding the treaty with Israel. Let me see, you want them to take that money from us in military aid and buy what? Russian? French? Brit equipment? How dumb can you get?

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,...