Statement of Support from Senator Chuck Hagel for Consideration of Senator Nelson to be Secretary of Agriculture November 17th, 2004 -
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Chuck Hagel (R-NE) released the following statement regarding White House consideration of Sen. Ben Nelson to be the new Secretary of Agriculture:
"The White House would be wise to consider Sen. Nelson for Secretary of Agriculture. It would be good for Nebraska. I have let the White House know of my support for Sen. Nelson."