November 24, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Jackie Speier (D-San Francisco/San Mateo Counties) released the following statement today after it was announced that Secretary Charles “Chuck” Hagel would step down as Secretary of Defense:

“I want to thank Secretary Hagel for serving admirably during very challenging times. While we did not always agree, I appreciate how responsive he was to Congressional concerns and his strong commitment to restoring and enhancing U.S. leadership around the world.”