Hagel's tough sales job: presenting capped defense budget to senators
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday before the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Posted: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:00 am
WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is making the case on Capitol Hill for a budget proposal that includes significant reductions to the size of the country's armed forces.
But he also is urging Congress to loosen up the purse strings in order to fund additional needs.
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 12:00 am.