If nominated, Chuck Hagel could face bruising confirmation fight for defense post
Posted: Sunday, January 6, 2013 12:00 am
Former Sen. Chuck Hagel is expected to become President Obama's pick for the next defense secretary Monday, CNN is now reporting.
The president is also expected to announce his nominee for CIA director tomorrow. CNN's source, a senior administration official, told CNN that the schedule was subject to change. But two sources close to Hagel also told the network the announcement would take place Monday.
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