Senate, President Trump, Iraq discussed on Mike Gallagher


Because they admitted to him when they were in the senate they oppose the surge that george w bush employed to turn around the iraq war to save the iraq war they opposed it not because they thought it would not work they posed it because of political reasons quote hillary told the president that her opposition to the two thousand seven surge in iraq had been political because she was facing him in the iowa primary the president conceded vaguely that opposition to the iraq surge had been political to hear the two of them making these admissions and in front of me was as surprising as it was dismaying end of quote that was robert gates his first secretary of defense turmoil in the trump white house speaking of dysfunction obama's number three secretary defense was chuck hagel and when he left he said the white house was trying to quote destroy him his word not mine and this was after he submitted his regulation he said some people in the administration maligning him giving anonymous comments to the media i don't know what the purpose was to this day i'm still mystified by that close quote he also said that the chairman of the joint chiefs complained to him about the meddling of white house staffers quote white house staffers were calling generals and asking fifth level questions that the white house should not be involved in close quotes that chuck hagel his defense secretary number three so he went to four you know how many she's a staff yet five and one lasted even shorter randy weaver's did turmoil in the.

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