Hagel defends Pentagon budget cuts

04/12/2013 | Hill, The

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel came under fire from the House Armed Services Committee this week over the proposed Pentagon budget, and said he was not told by the White House to exact deep cuts from the department. "The president did not instruct me when he asked me to consider doing this job ... to go over and cut the heart out of the Pentagon. ... What we're dealing with in sequestration is the law," Hagel said.

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