Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

Defense Secretary Hagel resigns
Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

Defense Secretary Hagel resigns

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Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel resigned his post this morning amid rumors that President Obama pressured him to step down. The move could signify a desire by the President to take a different approach against ISIS. We talk to Steve Clemons, Washington editor at large for The Atlantic, about the resignation. (photo: President Barack Obama, shakes hands with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, during Hagel’s resignation announcement in an event in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais))