Meet the Press | January 06, 2013
>> hagel. could you vote to confirm him as defense secretary ?
>> i'm going to be on the armed services committee so i'll reserve judgment. but let me share my standard, because i have thought about this. i start with the premise that the president should be able to appoint his own people. i think the standard is different for a cabinet member for a judge who's in for life. so i start with that premise. but i'm going to want to ask some serious questions. hear from senator hagel about the issues. he's a guy with a distinguished record, and i'm going to listen to the