McCain opposes any effort by colleagues to block Hagel vote
February 4th, 2013
05:52 PM ET
1 year ago

McCain opposes any effort by colleagues to block Hagel vote

Washington (CNN) - Despite his sharp criticism of cabinet nominee Chuck Hagel, Sen. John McCain said Monday he would oppose any effort by his colleagues to block an up-or-down vote on President Obama's pick to run the Department of Defense.

"I do not support a filibuster," McCain said. "I don't think it's appropriate and I would oppose such a move."
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