PHOTO ADVISORY: Cardin/Hagel Meeting Wednesday January 23
*** PHOTO OPPORTUNITY ***
CARDIN TO MEET WITH FORMER SENATOR
On Wednesday, January 23 at 2pm, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, will meet with former Senator Chuck Hagel, the President’s nominee for Secretary of Defense. There will be a photo spray prior to the start of the meeting.
Senator Cardin requested this meeting to discuss many of the issues former Senator Hagel might face as a key member of the President’s national security team, if he were confirmed. Senator Cardin has openly expressed concerns regarding some of Senator Hagel’s previous statements, particularly related to Iran sanctions, but he has said that he will not prejudge the nomination.
WHAT: Pre-Meeting Photo Opportunity
WHO: Senator Ben Cardin and former Senator Chuck Hagel
WHEN: Wednesday, January 23 – 2:00 PM*
WHERE: 509 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington, DC
NOTE: **Photographers are asked to gather at 509 Hart no later than 1:50PM for pre-set. The photo-op will be prior to the start of the meeting.