Graham, Rubio will likely vote against Hagel
After grilling Chuck Hagel on his comments about the "Jewish lobby," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said he will oppose Hagel's nomination to Defense Secretary. "It's not looking good," Graham told Foreign Policy. "I don't think he's been consistent over time on major issues."
Graham was just one of the Republican votes that Hagel lost during the hearing, which was often comabtive when it came time for Republicans to ask questions."I don't think he's going to be able the questions I'm going to have. I saw the hearing and I won't be able to support him," said Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., who is not on the committee, but said he reviewed what went on in the hearings.
"I have serious reservations about it," Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D,, also told Foreign Policy. "I know Chuck. He's a good guy. I like him personally. But I have serious reservations about him becoming the secretary of defense."