Supreme Court allows DADT to remain in place during appeal The GA Voice Editors November 12, 2010 Politics The president said during a news conference after the November midterm elections that he hoped repeal could come during the lame duck session before the GOP assumes control of the House in January. Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, also called for the policy to be repealed in recent weeks. SHARE ON Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website 8 − = five Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.