Secretary of Defense
Foreign Policy Analyst Turzanski On Hagel Resignation: ‘Obama Wants To Demonstrate He’s Making Changes’
Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski criticized the Obama administration for their handling of the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, suggesting politics played a major role in the decision.
Chris updates the case of the City of Philadelphia pursuing Yuengling Brewery for over $6 million is disputed taxes and how New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s weight will effect his political career. He talks to Senator Pat Toomey, David Martosko from the Daily Caller, and Author Jonathan Last about his book, Demographic Disaster.
Chris details the cabinet nominations revealed yesterday by President Obama and the excitement that surrounded Alabama Quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend during last night’s national championship game. He also discusses New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s latest politization of Hurricane Sandy, Senator Pat Toomey’s intentions for raising the debt ceiling, and a brawl at the Cherry Hill Mall.
Chris reviews the battles over the past two weeks regarding the fiscal cliff, the Hurricane Sandy relief package, and the shakeup Corey Booker is causing in New Jersey. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger on the Eagles search for their next head coach, Michael Bronstein and Jeff Roe on the Monday Morning Matchup about the increase in the payroll tax and President Obama’s selection of Chuck Hagel’s selection as Secretary of Defense.
Gates will receive the Liberty Medal in a public ceremony at the National Constitution Center on Thursday, September 22nd.