That’s not the definition of a “compromise.” That would be a classic case of a “cave.” But what would Dana Bash, AKA “Skeletor” know?
I don’t think the GOP has the votes to stop Hagel. McConnell won’t whip his troops. Their are enough squishy RINOs like Collins happy to go off the reservation to increase “bi-partisan” cred.
It really is night and day compared to how Reid runs things.