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Rubio to Oppose Hagel Nomination

smargolies Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 2:27 PM
Everyone should contact their Senator and oppose the Hagel for Secretary of Defense nomination. He wants to lower our nuclear shield, in line with the president's desires, and weaken our military. This is an error in judgement. A strong America is a safe America. The best thing for you to do is to contact your Senators. It is very important.

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,...