The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Ashton Carter as new defense secretary, approving his nomination to replace Chuck Hagel by a vote of 93-5. Carter becomes the fourth Pentagon chief to serve under President Barack Obama after Hagel, Leon ... EFE, 1 month ago
Ashton Carter confirmed by U.S. Senate for defence secretary - CBC, 1 month ago
President Obama's nomination of Ashton Carter to succeed Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense is sailing through the Senate. The former deputy secretary and nuclear weapons authority is likely to be confirmed by the end of Wednesday. The Senate ...Yahoo! News, 1 month ago
Outgoing U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel met with the nominee to succeed him on Thursday and discussed wide-ranging issues facing the department, an official said. It marked the first time Hagel has met with former Deputy Defense Secretary ...Korea Herald, 2 months ago
Ashton Carter cleared the final hurdle to becoming the next secretary of defense Thursday, when the Senate approved his nomination by President Barack Obama by an overwhelming vote of 93-5. The man who held the exalted post of defense secretary for ...Stars and Stripes, 1 month ago
, that former Deputy Secretary of Defense Ash Carter was going to replace Chuck Hagel as President Obama's fourth Secretary of Defense (SecDef), America immediately had many questions. Chief among them: What does this mean for U.S. defense policy? ...Heritage Foundation, 2 months ago
Chuck Hagel will begin Tuesday his last trip to U.S. bases as defense secretary ahead of Senate confirmation hearings expected to start early next month for former Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, who has been nominated to replace him. The ...DoD Buzz, 2 months ago
Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R-Ariz.) is planning for Ash Carter to be confirmed as the new Defense secretary by the end of next week. I hope we can get Carter done hopefully by Tuesday, he told reporters on Thursday ...The Hill, 1 month ago GOP Holds Fire at Carter Hearing DefenseNews.com, 1 month ago OPENING STATEMENT BY SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN AT CONFIRMATION HEARING OF DR. ASHTON CARTER TO BE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE U.S. Senator John McCain, 1 month ago
But the tougher challenge for President Barack Obama's nominee to helm the Pentagon will likely be fielding questions about anything and everything related to Obama's handling of foreign policy -- especially the battle against ISIS in Iraq and ...CNN, 1 month ago Will Senate OK nominee? CNN, 1 month ago
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(Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama lauded Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel as a leader who connected with troops like no other secretary before him because he never forgot his experiences as a soldier. The president bid farewell to his third ...Bloomberg, 2 months ago Obama: Hagel is 'a true American patriot' USA Today, 2 months ago
The Senate today confirmed Ash Carter as the next Secretary of Defense with a vote of 93 to 5. Carter, who was nominated to the post in December, will replace Chuck Hagel and will be President Obama's fourth defense secretary in six years. He's a ...Austin American Statesman, 1 month ago
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