Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamDHS chief takes heat over Trump furor Overnight Defense: GOP chair blames Dems for defense budget holdup | FDA, Pentagon to speed approval of battlefield drugs | Mattis calls North Korea situation 'sobering' Bipartisan group to introduce DACA bill in House MORE (R-S.C.) gave a preview Sunday of what he believes will — and won't —make it through the lame-duck session.

Appearing on "Fox News Sunday," Graham stood with fellow Armed Services Committee member Sen. John McCainJohn Sidney McCainMcCain rips Trump for attacks on press NSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Meghan McCain says her father regrets opposition to MLK Day MORE (R-Ariz.), who said two weeks ago that studies into "Don't ask, don't tell" should focus on how lifting the policy would affect troop morale and not just how the military could implement a repeal.

Thus, repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military, he said, is "not going anywhere."

"I don't believe there's anywhere near the votes to repeal 'Don't ask, don't tell' on the Republican side," Graham said. "I think we'll be united in lame-duck."

On extending the Bush-era tax cuts, which is likely to be the most pressing order of business when the Senate reconvenes, Graham predicted a bipartisan lame-duck vote to extend all of the tax cuts for two or three years.

Also on Fox, Sen. Claire McCaskillClaire Conner McCaskillNSA spying program overcomes key Senate hurdle Senate campaign fundraising reports roll in Dems search for winning playbook MORE (D-Mo.) said she would support raising the upper-income-level limit to a million dollars. "I think we should draw the line in the sand for millionaires," she said, decrying that "the middle class could be held hostage" by the extended tax debate.

On the DREAM Act, which Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidDems search for winning playbook Dems face hard choice for State of the Union response The Memo: Immigration battle tests activists’ muscle MORE (D-Nev.) promised during the campaign that he would bring up in the lame-duck session, Graham predicted no chance of success.

"If we bring up the DREAM Act in the lame-duck that's going nowhere," Graham said.