SecDef Hagel resigns

Premiere DateNov 25, 2014
Categories Culture Politics Talk
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20:15 SecDef Hagel resigns
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58:18 “Party Police” Alvvays / Credits
59:13 Finish

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is resigning amid scrutiny on Obama’s national security team, Rudy Guiliani’s rampant racism on Meet the Press, and listener mail.

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FILE – In this Jan. 31, 2013 file photo, former Nebraska Sen. Chuck Hagel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the Senate Armed Services Committee’s confirmation hearing. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. is raising the possibility of a filibuster of Hagel to be defense secretary. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Police in riot gear watch protesters in Ferguson, Mo. on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. On Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, a white police officer fatally shot Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in the St. Louis suburb. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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