Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.) said that he believes Chuck Hagel is telling the truth, and there's been a fundamental problem with the Obama administration denying facts on the ground when they conflict with their political agenda.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was asked this morning about the next secretary of defense, including his friend and former Sen. Joe Lieberman as a possible replacement for Chuck Hagel. McCain said Lieberman would be an excellent pick, but believes that President Obama is only interested in "yes men."
Vice President Joe Biden is reportedly “ticked off” at President Barack Obama over the treatment of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who just announced his resignation.
Tonight on “Special Report,” Charles Krauthammer reacted to the news that Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume discussed with Martha MacCallum what Hagel's departure means for the future of the fight against ISIS. Hume said he finds it "not credible that he wasn't forced out," pointing out that the Pentagon has talked of sending in U.S. ground troops.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will step down, a senior administration official confirmed this morning to Fox News. Fox News national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin reported on "America's Newsroom" that the move had been discussed between President Obama and Hagel in recent weeks. The resignation is being described as mutual by the administration, but Griffin reported that Hagel has been under pressure to leave.
During a Senate hearing this morning on how to combat ISIS, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) pressed Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey on how the U.S. would respond if Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's air forces attacked U.S.-backed moderate Syrian forces.
A Senate hearing on combating ISIS was interrupted by back-to-back outbursts by anti-war protesters. Both of the demonstrators appeared to be with the Code Pink organization, which often interrupts Congressional hearings to oppose U.S. military action.
Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said Sunday he would not recommend U.S. airstrikes in Syria until he determines that they have become a direct threat to the U.S. On Thursday, Dempsey said that the border between Iraq and Syria has become "nonexistent" and that ISIS could not be defeated without attacking their bases in Syria. Steve Doocy and Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney (Ret.) discussed the apparent shift by the Obama administration over the past few days.
Lt. Colonel Ralph Peters (Ret.) joined Stuart Varney on "Your World" today and said that the U.S. needs to strike ISIS both militarily and financially to defeat the brutal terror group.
Geraldo Rivera joined "Fox and Friends" this morning and offered a controversial solution for battling the brutal terror group ISIS: work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Following the beheading of American journalist James Foley by ISIS, one Marine is issuing his own warning to the terror group.