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Chuck Hagel Budget Cuts

Hagel Denies Overhyping Big Problem

AP | DONNA CASSATA and RICHARD LARDNER | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Senior Pentagon leaders offered a sober assessment Thursday of the impact of automatic spending cuts on the military, arguing that ...

Hagel Delivers Grim News On Harmful Cuts

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The audience gasped in surprise and gave a few low whistles as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered the news th...

Hagel Weighs In On Major Cuts

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 09.15.2013 | Politics

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Tuesday he has ordered 20 percent "across the top" budget cuts for his Pentagon staff an...

At Least One Thing Is Safe From Budget Cuts

AP | ROBERT BURNS | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel lamented $46 billion in automatic defense budget cuts as "abrupt and arbitrary" but expressed confide...