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McCain concerned over Casey

From NBC's Courtney Kube
In an extremely rare public reprimand of a four-star U.S. general, Sen. John McCain expressed "serious concerns" in his opening statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee about Gen. George Casey's nomination to be Army chief of staff.

"And while I do not in any way question your honor, your patriotism or your service to our country, I do question some of the decisions and judgments you have made over the past two and a half years as commander of Multi-National Forces in Iraq," McCain said. "And you'll need to explain why your assessment of the situation in Iraq has differed so radically from that of most observers and why your predictions of future success have been so unrealistically rosy," he later added.