McCain, Hagel Clash Over Troop Surge In Iraq (VIDEO) | Talking Points Memo

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Chuck Hagel butted heads Thursday during the former senator’s confirmation hearing to be the next defense secretary. McCain pressed Hagel on his past remarks on former President George W. Bush’s troop surge in Iraq, quoting Hagel as saying, in 2007, that the surge would be the “most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since Vietnam.”

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