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Home Local Maryland Government Announcement Originally published January 22, 2013

PHOTO ADVISORY: Cardin/Hagel Meeting Wednesday January 23



PHOTO ADVISORY: Cardin/Hagel Meeting Wednesday January 23

 

FOR PLANNING PURPOSES ONLY January 22, 2013  CONTACT:  Sue Walitsky 202-224-4524 or 202-320-0819 (cell)

*** PHOTO OPPORTUNITY ***

 

CARDIN TO MEET WITH FORMER SENATOR

CHUCK HAGEL



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.