Obama pleased with Hagel approval for defense secretary

By REUTERS
February 27, 2013 02:48




US President Barack Obama said Tuesday he was pleased for the bipartisan support for Chuck Hagel's appointment to Secretary of Defense.

"I am grateful to Chuck for reminding us that when it comes to our national defense, we are not Democrats or Republicans, we are Americans, and our greatest responsibility is the security of the American people," Obama said.


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