Graham Corners Nominee: Hagel Can't Name One Senator 'Intimidated' By 'Jewish Lobby' Senator Lindsey Graham questioned Senator Chuck Hagel (R) at the confirmation hearing for Defense Secretary Thursday. Graham asked Hagel to name one Senator who was intimidated by the "Jewish lobby." Hagel could not. Graham asked Hagel to name one "stupid" thing the Senate had done as a result of the pressure from "Israeli lobby." Hagel could not.