Lindsey Graham to Hagel: ‘Name one person … who’s intimidated by the Israel lobby in the United States Senate.”
March 4, 2013

South Carolina Republican Sen. forcefully interrogated Chuck Hagel during Hagel’s confirmation hearing to become the next U.S. secretary of defense Thursday.

Graham focused on a comment Hagel made in an interview for a book that there is a “Jewish lobby” that “intimidates a lot of people” on Capitol Hill.

Noting that Hagel had already said he should have used the term “pro- lobby” instead of “Jewish lobby,” Graham asked Hagel to “name one person, in your opinion, who’s intimidated by the Israel lobby in the United States Senate.”

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