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Hagel testifies before US Senate Budget Committee on Capitol Hill

Source:Xinhua Published: 2013-6-13 10:40:52

Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Chuck Hagel, U.S. Secretary of Defense, testifies before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)  Related:U.S. federal budget deficit widens to 139 billion dollars in MayASHINGTON, June 12 (Xinhua) -- U.S. federal government recorded a budget deficit of 138.7 billion U.S. dollars in May, U.S. Treasury Department figures revealed Wednesday.The monthly budget deficit was highest since February, after the federal government registered a 112.9 billion dollars in budget surplus in April. Full story

Chuck Hagel, US Secretary of Defense, testifies before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)  



Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey (L), Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, wait to testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey (L), Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, wait to testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Martin Dempsey, U.S. Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Martin Dempsey, US Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testifies before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey (C), Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrive to testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey (C), Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, arrive to testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 

Chuck Hagel (R), U.S. Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the U.S. Senate Budget Committee about U.S. President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)

Chuck Hagel (R), US Secretary of Defense and Martin Dempsey, Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify before the US Senate Budget Committee about US President Barrack Obama's proposed budget request for fiscal year 2014 for defense, on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., capital of the United States, June 12, 2013. (Xinhua/Zhang Jun)


 
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