McCain calls study on gays in military flawed
Straight challenging the Pentagon's top management, Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain on Thursday affronted a military study on gays as faulty and said letting gays serve openly would be hazardous in a time of war.

McCain's antagonism foreshadows the future Senate debate on a bill that would knock over the 1993 "don't ask, don't tell" law, which bans gays from portion openly in the overhaul.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., has promised a vote, but McCain has helped to block preceding debate on the Senate floor.

Additional dimming chances of repeal this month was a recent conformity amongst Senate Republicans not to vote on any bill earlier than addressing tax cuts and government spending.

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