Powell champions Hagel as defense secretary and rips some Republicans – NBC Politics

Powell champions Hagel as defense secretary and rips some Republicans

By Tom Curry, National Affairs Writer, NBC News

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell said on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday that President Barack Obama’s nominee to be defense secretary, former Sen. Chuck Hagel, was “superbly qualified” and would be a strong advocate for Americans in uniform.

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