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Now to assess what could be a contentious road ahead for the president's national security nominees.
KT McFarland she's held national security posts under presidents Ford Nixon and Reagan also Fox News national security analyst.
Pulitzer -- running journalist Fox News entered Judith Miller.
Well let's begin Judy -- few being nomination.
And of course of pago are catching some well by surprise despite the fact that.
-- their names have been proffered for some time.
Right in the Jewish community a lot of representatives of the Jewish community have let the president know they do not like this appointment they urged him not to do it.
But now it's done and many of them are starting to fall in line sang.
Some will continue to oppose that I think at this point.
You have to assume that sent the senator hagel stands a good chance of being confirmed.
-- -- first to Brennan KT I mean he's been purged of water over his sins were.
Bush Administration but four years of service in the in the -- and the Obama administration.
In any problem for him.
Some questions about the drone -- you know what's the legal Graham who or why are we doing this this is now a new form of American worker reason Covert ops.
And rounds instead of military forces breaker military forces.
-- I think he's got some questions there but the bitter fight will be over.
Senator hagel now I think at the end of today's going to be confirmed that I think he should be confirmed I think I -- the standing took on Iraq and Afghanistan.
My problem with PayPal now is he's -- a great manager and this job it's going to be about cutting the defense budget and making sure you do in such a way.
But it doesn't got the military and the second problem.
Is legal is not viewed favorably issued just -- by history -- allows out of Britain and so it the United States and Israel.
Are on different -- S and Israel feels it goes alone is -- the start that military confrontation.
It doesn't finish it breaks this him.
We're going on the Israel but it just go back because immediately -- -- said great administrator at -- Robert MacNamara.
If we didn't drink together -- by norm personally but the fact of the matter is who's considered to be you know the boy genius -- must be running the Department of Defense.
He was a disaster right to disaster and every respect for the real talks about the -- -- the Vietnam War.
Our are administering of the Department of Defense.
I kind of liked the idea I have to think it appeals to a lot of people to see.
-- sergeant stepped.
In the air and started barking orders to the chiefs of staff.
And perhaps I I like the idea of -- who's been in the military leaving the military on the other hand -- I think you really have to ask yourself is Kate just did isn't a manager.
One of the toughest jobs in the US government because it has real money to -- around with so.
Is he going to be able to manage that beast -- -- and.
You say that I'd like because I I am as you would probably yes something of a fan of great management.
And I think that's probably one of the great problems -- flaws in modern American government -- amongst.
-- many flaws.
-- one is that we have confounded and confused the concepts of leadership and management in this country desperately needs leadership were woefully inadequate.
In our leadership.
In and I you know and I don't know whether -- will be the -- step up to do that.
But I do know that managers there are a -- we've got business schools churning out managers all over this country.
One more manager we don't need god give us some leadership.
Father just a problem I think with -- -- when you talk about about the impact American you're right listen absolute disaster although we went to the job.
With great hope server power to pentagon procurement process and organization while I was -- a disaster as he -- with the military.
And I worry that -- go to go AM Sunday unidentified.
You can go after around.
But they will always do the.
And run the congress around itself here are that I think whatever we talked about the department.
When we talk about the Department of Health and Human Services we're dealing with the very same issue.
-- is a structural issue it is a bureaucratic issue.
In the bureaucracy for the -- dress them in green are whether you you know there -- -- what lenders that are.
I'll give them white coats over budget cuts and you're giving the same obstacles to progress to two -- efficiency and productivity.
You're dealing with a mindset.
And that mindset has got to be wrested from the entire federal government.
We'll take -- -- state government by state government and local government by local government but in the federal government that is the challenge of faces every president every administration.
They respond an -- I think he's very -- skeptical heat he shows that he asks a lot of the right questions that's much to his favor what worries me.
Is this ability to corral all of these different force.
As -- they let us are Russell forces that are also difficult to corral on one of them is the government of North Korea.
For Richardson -- Bill Richardson and Eric -- the chairman of Google are in Pyongyang.
Or -- Against the direction advice counsel would there -- CG of the.
Well but again the State Department they get -- -- can't look like it's Sandy's guys there is an applicant negotiation -- -- I think the secretary Bob gates former secretary of defense had a right with North Korea.
But of course so many times we don't -- divide again.
Hello -- I'm not sure -- on -- part right now they're areas hostage there is -- nine being held and Bill Richardson has shown that he's very good.
And getting people who disagree with without question my question is what the heck is chairman of Google doing over there for talking about social media and -- the F it.
Hit in the midst of well romantic notion maybe that's it will be great revolutionary already lost her until it's.
I think it up at a vacation is heroin capital glacier got data -- strawberry -- is that they held by.
And now this occurs search driven to go over a negligible and I thank you thank you.