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Chuck Hagel Disavows Statement He Doesn't Remember Making On Israel

Chuck Hagel has disavowed a statement he reportedly made at a speech at Rutgers University in 2007 saying that the State Department was becoming adjunct to the Israel Foreign Minister's office according to Senator Lindsey Graham. Graham said Hagel wrote to him in a letter that he didn't recall making the statement, but disavowed it if he did.

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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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