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McCain Erupts While Defending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' Ignores Testimony Before His Committee

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) lost his temper during a press briefing Tuesday after Republicans filibustered the defense appropriations bill over a measure that would have repealed the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy.

McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) held a briefing in the Senate press gallery immediately following the vote. McCain grew increasingly angry when pressed on the military's history of actively seeking out gay troops to be dismissed under the policy.

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