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Former Defense Secretary Hagel Responds To Special Counsel Mueller's Press Conference

Special counsel Robert Mueller spoke at a press conference this morning, saying of his recently issued report that if his office "had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so." He also cited Department of Justice policy in stating that a president "cannot be charged with a federal crime while he is in office. That is unconstitutional." Former U.S. senator from Nebraska from 1997 to 2009 and secretary of defense from 2013 to 2015 Chuck Hagel joins Worldview to offer comment on the press conference. He also speaks about the current security landscape facing the U.S. Mueller is in Chicago for the inaugural installment of the Hagel Lecture at the University of Chicago’s Project on Security and Threats, a conversation with Madeleine Albright, secretary of state from 1997 to 2001, on “Principled Foreign Policy in a Contentious World.”

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