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Cruz Slams Hagel On Past Comments Over Israel, US Policy

Cruz Slams Hagel On Past Comments Over Israel, US Policy

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Senator Ted Cruz cornered Chuck Hagel about an interview in 2009 on a foreign news station where he agreed with a caller saying that Israel had committed “war crimes.” Cruz then asked Hagel about he comment he made on the Senate floor accusing Israel of a “slaughter” of terrorists. Hagel answered both questions by saying that he needed “context” but that he believe Israel has a right to defend itself.

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