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Senator Cruz Questions Hagel on Al Jazeera Interview

Senator Ted Cruz (R., TX) demanded during today’s hearings that Chuck Hagel explain his agreement with a caller on Al Jazeera that America is “the world’s bully.” Hagel’s response was: “My comment was it’s a relevant and good observation. I don’t think that I said I agree with it.”

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