Secretary Hagel Resigns; Obama To Tout Immigration Action

Chuck Hagel

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Monday he is stepping down, leaving under pressure following a rocky tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House’s insular team of national security advisers.

During a White House ceremony Monday, President Obama said he and Hagel had determined it was an “appropriate time for him to complete his service.” And on Tuesday, President Obama returns to his hometown of Chicago to tout his executive action on immigration.

ABC’s Mary Bruce joined us from Washington:

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