Some critics call Chuck Hagel extreme for link to nuke reduction group
Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel with current Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta following a press conference earlier this month.
Posted: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am
Secretary of defense nominee Chuck Hagel is drawing criticism in conservative circles for serving on the board of the Ploughshares Fund, a nonprofit group that advocates a reduction in nuclear weapons.
Hagel, a former Republican U.S. senator from Nebraska, joined the group as an unpaid board member in 2009 after leaving the Senate.
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Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:00 am.