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Wed Feb 13, 2013, 06:44 PM

Ummm....you guys? The Republicans just filibustered Hagel. A first for a Defense Secretary nominee. [View all]

What happened to Reid's "agreement" with the GOP? If any agreement exists, the Republicans just shit all over it.


GOP filibuster against Hagel a first for a defense secretary nominee
38 minutes ago
By Michael A. Memoli |

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senate Republicans refused to allow a vote Wednesday on the nomination of Chuck Hagel to lead the Defense Department, staging the first filibuster against a president’s choice to head the Pentagon since the agency was created.

Majority Leader Harry Reid called the move “a shame” as he announced on the floor of the Senate that he was unable to reach an agreement with the top Republican on the Armed Services Committee to avoid such a delay. Reid filed a motion to end the filibuster, which he said he expected to vote on Friday, at which point Democrats believe they will have enough votes to confirm Hagel’s appointment.

http://www.pantagraph.com/news/national/government-and-politics/gop-filibuster-against-hagel-a-first-for-a-defense-secretary/article_5774066c-7630-11e2-a0ca-0019bb2963f4.html?comment_form=true


So what made Harry think he could trust the GOP?

Well done, Harry.

Well. Fucking. Done.

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