Already wanted for questioning in the overdose death of a Malibu designer, Chris Benton has been jailed on unrelated charges.
In addition to being rude, much of questioning was barely relevant to the job Hagel is being nominated to hold.
Ornstein pointed the finger at Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), who's questioning of Hagel during the confirmation hearing raised hackles.
After about an hour, the source reports, there was a break in the questioning.
In March 2009, he capped off a tussle with CBS' Chip Reid by questioning the reporter's reading comprehension.
They had a wonderful evening, talking and questioning and explaining.
He stared wide-eyed at Mr. Perkins, questioning him dumbly, pathetically.
Mr. Cheever, in rising, met the glance of his wife, and the look of questioning and wonder that passed did not escape the hostess.
And every man leaped to his feet, with looks of wild delight and questioning.
It seemed to the latter that the smile of his friend meant nothing; that behind it lay anxiety, questioning.
early 13c., "philosophical or theological problem;" early 14c. as "utterance meant to elicit an answer or discussion," also as "a difficulty, a doubt," from Anglo-French questiun, Old French question "question, difficulty, problem; legal inquest, interrogation, torture," from Latin quaestionem (nominative quaestio) "a seeking, a questioning, inquiry, examining, judicial investigation," noun of action from past participle stem of quaerere "ask, seek" (see query (v.)).
No question "undoubtedly" is from mid-15c; no questions asked "accountability not required" is from 1879 (especially in newspaper advertisements seeking the return of something lost or stolen). Question mark is from 1849, sometimes also question stop (1862); figurative use is from 1869. To be out of the question (c.1700) is to be not pertinent to the subject, hence "not to be considered."
late 15c., from question (n.) and from Middle French questionner "ask questions, interrogate, torture" (13c.), from question (n.). Related: Questioned; questioning. Alternative questionize attested from 1847.