READ: Find Out Who Opposes Sen. Chuck Hagel's Nomination as Secretary of Defense
Below is a list of some of the politicians and notable people opposing Chuck Hagel's nomination as President Obama's Secretary of Defense. The president nominated Hagel in remarks made on Capitol Hill on Monday.
Senator Lindsey Graham, R-SC
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell
Texas Sen. John Cornyn (R)
"I will not support Chuck Hagel's nomination."
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz
Log Cabin Republicans (Group that works within the Republican Party and advocates for gays and lesbians in the United States)
Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard
Abe Foxman, Director of Anti-Defamation League
Senator Chuck Schumer, Democrat/NY
Rep. Elliot Engel, Democrat/NY - senior Democrat on the House Foreign Affairs Committee