Secretary of Defense on Townhall

Matt Vespa - Tue Feb 17

Bush vindicated. ... more

Matt Vespa - Wed Dec 24

Its like magic when he talks; hes great at convincing people of things, said Joseph ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Fri Dec 5

President Obama announced former Pentagon official Ashton Carter as his nomination to replace recently resigned Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. ... more

Ron Paul - Mon Dec 1

Ken Blackwell - Tue Nov 25

Kevin Glass - Thu Sep 5

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel told Congress yesterday that the Obama Administration's hypothetical strike against Syria could cost "tens of millions." The reality might be much, much more than that. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Tue Feb 26

The Senate has voted to move forward on the nomination of Chuck Hagel for defense secretary, clearing the way for confirmation of President Barack Obama's choice. The vote was 71-27 on Tuesday to end the GOP filibuster. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Tue Feb 19

Not since the eminently forgettable and now justly forgotten Louis A. Johnson was chosen to dismantle the country's military budget after the Second World War -- just in time to leave this country woefully unprepared for the Korean one -- has a nominee for secretary of defense represented so clear and present a danger to the national security. ... more

Washington, D.C. - Mon Feb 11

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., says he doesn't think the nominations of Chuck Hagel to Defense Secretary and John Brennan to CIA Director should move forward until the White House answers some pressing questions on the consulate attack in Benghazi, Libya. ... more

David Limbaugh - Tue Feb 5

The Senate's "advice and consent" role doesn't require it to rubber-stamp a presidential appointee for secretary of defense who senators believe would weaken America in this increasingly dangerous world. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Sat Feb 2

Washington continues to talk, but only talk, about the danger of Bashar al-Assad's increasingly desperate regime in Syria distributing its arsenal of high-tech or even nuclear weapons to terrorists throughout the Mideast. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Fri Feb 1

Former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel’s nomination to be Secretary of Defense should be withdrawn now. He delivered what may be the worst performance at a confirmation hearing ever given. He was described as “confused,” “befuddled,” and “self contradicting.” One of Mr. Hagel’s own backers deplored the lack of “charisma” the nominee showed during the hearings. ... more

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