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A lot of people also have pretty fervent opinions it would seem.
On former senator Chuck Hagel as our next Defense Secretary is -- his confirmation hearing.
In the senate slate did for Thursday right now I -- Wall Street Journal today there is a fascinating piece on the walk to -- Chuck -- about Iran's nuclear threat it is written by none other than former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton who.
Just by coincidence happens in the studio -- this great to see and ambassador as the voice of soul what should senate -- and I've been asking Chuck Hagel.
A -- this threat from Iran.
Well I think we're coming up on a very significant point here in Iran's twenty yearlong pursuit to get nuclear weapons clearly they're very close to it they've been -- just substantial amount of uranium.
The Israelis are looking at the question whether they will take preemptive military action.
Nonetheless the Obama administration has continued to.
Indicate it thinks that the threat can be resolved through diplomacy in April proposed a number of alternatives to Iran that really I think -- in Iran's nuclear capability.
Going into the future so -- I think secretary hey -- if he's confirmed obviously will be an important.
Part of the administration's national security team this is a good time to go into what's wrong with these proposals and see where he stands.
But -- and -- That senator hagel is one of those two in the eyes of his -- -- has leaned more the costs towards the diplomatic negotiated solution.
Then the that the -- about perhaps the one that -- -- microphone which he's going to destroy the facilities.
Right I personally don't think there is any diplomatic solution since I think the only thing that's acceptable or should be acceptable to the United States is that Iran.
Gives up any aspiration under the current regime to have a nuclear program.
The administration takes a very different view they think you can watch her run careful and that will know when they get close to nuclear weapons I think that's.
Delusional I think this is a good opportunity the senators.
Confirmation hearing to see where he is on that you think he'll get confirmed ultimately I think at this point it really depends on Senator John McCain of Arizona I think -- who has met with senator -- used to be friends I think they're -- personal friends but.
Senator McCain has not yet declared which direction he's prepared to go -- I think if Senator McCain opposes the -- nomination.
Republicans could sustain a filibuster if McCain comes out in favor of it.
That I think he'll be confirmed although with the substantial.
Number of negative vote if if you would act which would your vote -- -- -- right now.
Well I wanna see what some of the allegations are about anti semitism -- respect the senator hagel he supported my nomination when I was up for UN ambassador I'm always got to be grateful for that and I do think generally president is entitled to have his nominees confirmed.
But I think just -- racism is a disqualifying.
Attribute in a nominee I think anti semitism is as well.
But see what -- Cahill says on the record about right.
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