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VIDEO: Sen. John McCain has tense exchange with LGBT reporters after DADT vote

WASHINGTON – After Sen. John McCain and his fellow Republicans shot down the Senate’s plan to vote on the military’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy, he was caught on video in a testy exchange with several LGBT reporters.

The reporters – Kerry Eleveld of The Advocate and Chris Geidner of Metro Weekly in Washington – asked the Arizona senator whether the Pentagon actively tries to unmask servicemembers who are gay or lesbian.

McCain, the Vietnam war hero who adamantly opposes repealing DADT, denied over and over again that the military had such a policy.

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