Strangest moment so far was when Lindsey Graham wheeled out a shackled and hooded Palestinian prisoner on a hand truck and ordered Hagel to “choke this man to death”.
Sen. McCain: Was the surge in Iraq a great idea, or the best idea ever?
10:27 a.m.: On Iran, Hagel says “all options must remain on the table.”
10:36 a.m.: Levin begins the questions by asking about the sequester. Hagel says it wouldn’t just affect current operations, but would make planning and flexibility impossible.
11:02 a.m.: Hagel now literally naming all the people who have called him a strong supporter of Israel. Says Obama is maybe the most supportive president for Israel since its founding.