Group of GOP senators accuse Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel of a “lack of the Senate’s responsibility” in confirmation process

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See report from FNC’s Chad Pergram and read the letter below:

Per Pergram-Capitol Hill

Fox has obtained a letter sent to Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel, from 23 GOP senators expressing concern about fees Hagel may have collected for speaking engagements from various groups. The senators, including Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Minority Whip John Cornyn (R-TX), blast Hagel in the missive, arguging that he did not disclose to the panel which “entities” he has dealt with.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin (D-MI) asked Hagel to have requested documents delivered to the committee by 5 pm et Monday.