He has the votes for confirmation. Remember, Democrats hold the Senate and none of them will vote against him. Republicans aren't likely to filibuster a President's cabinet choice either. Elections have consequences. We can't defeat any of Obama's nominees because we failed to win back the Senate in 2010/2012.
Inhofe doesn’t want Hagel at all and Graham is demanding answers on Benghazi.
Inhofe and Graham have stated that they will block confirmation of Hagel. There are many others. A fillibuster is a real possibility.
>We can’t defeat any of Obama’s nominees because we failed to win back the Senate in 2010/2012.
Two easy wins were victims of legitimate rape.
I vaguely remember a guy named John Bolton who Pres Bush tried to appoint as UN Ambassador. I guess only some elections have consequences.