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  • McCain Fumbled His Inquiry During Comey Hearing Because Of Graham (Foul language warning)

    09/18/2017 6:13:07 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 50 replies
    MSM ^ | 9-18-17 | MSM
    Calling his line of questioning during former FBI Director James Comeyís June 8 testimony in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee ďa colossal screw-up,Ē Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said he got distracted by Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) just minutes before it was his turn to question Comey. McCain told Esquire that a staffer had given him an iPhone with an email from Graham displayed on it, asking McCain to ask Comey some additional questions. McCain didnít have the password for the iPhone and claimed that after the phone went black he couldnít unlock it to keep reading. ďI was looking...
  • Here we go: McCain, Trump endorse last-gasp ObamaCare repeal bill

    09/07/2017 6:36:10 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/07/2017 | Ed Morrisey
    With the shot clock about to expire, Republicans on Capitol Hill may have the ball in their hands again for another chance at what was supposed to be an easy lay-up. Yesterday, Sen. John McCain ‚ÄĒ who stuck a stake through the heart of the previous ObamaCare repeal effort ‚ÄĒ announced that he would endorse the only vehicle left remaining. McCain even said that he‚Äôd put aside his distaste for operating outside regular order to vote for the Lindsey Graham-Bill Cassidy version of repeal-and-replace: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Wednesday that he supports a newer version of an ObamaCare...
  • Angry lib-left blame their vicious anger on Donald Trump

    09/03/2017 7:34:34 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/03/17 | Judi McLeod
    Human tragedy through natural disasters bring out the worst in the lib-left Water. Some rich celebrities go speeding across it to make a grand entrance by speedboat to kick off a Venice film festival; some (Barack Hussein Obama) are said to be able to walk on it. Water. Some people lost everything they had and even their lives to it as Hurricane Harvey pummelled Texas. In the immediate aftermath of the storm, actor George Clooney made a grand entrance, with wife Amal, as he kicked off the 74th Venice Film Festival at the ďSuburbiconĒ premiere, which he so inelegantly describes...
  • What would John McCain do?

    08/30/2017 11:38:14 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 08/30/17 | Tina Trent
    The Left is melting down over President Trumpís righteous pardoning of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio It isnít surprising that the Left is having a meltdown over President Trumpís pardoning of former Maricopa County, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio (R). Leftist activists who worship cop-killers Mumia Abu Jamal and Assata Shakur and rage about wrongful convictions and ďemptying the prisonsĒ would love nothing more than to fill those same prison cells with wrongfully convicted law enforcement officials.
  • Inside the shadowy world of Chris Whatsit: How the confirmed Cambridge socialist became...(Steele)

    01/13/2017 6:25:02 AM PST · by RummyChick · 17 replies
    daily mail ^ | 1/13 | greenhill
    The strange and fascinating world of the British spy known as ĎChris Whatsití was unravelling yesterday. Christopher Steele was once MI6ís top spy on Russian affairs and lived in the shadows until being unmasked as the alleged author of the Ďdirty dossierí on Donald Trump. He was dubbed ĎChris Whatsití by his late wife on their first date because she could not remember his name Ė but he revelled in being a man of mystery. Now the 52-year-old is hoping to return to anonymity after fleeing his £1.5million home in Surrey, telling his neighbour to look after his three cats....
  • McCain critical of presidentís pardon of Arpaio

    08/25/2017 8:31:14 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 144 replies
    Wash Post ^ | Aug 25 2017 | Wash Post
    PHOENIX ó The Latest on President Donald Trump pardoning former Phoenix metro sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local): U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona is voicing his displeasure at President Donald Trumpís pardon of the former Phoenix metro area sheriff Joe Arpaio, who was convicted of a misdemeanor contempt-of-court charge for defying a judgeís orders that he stop conducting immigration patrols.
  • The President Was Right To Tell The Full Truth About Charlottesville

    08/16/2017 4:36:55 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 29 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 8.16.2017 | David Blackmon
    Letís start by stipulating this: Everything President Trump said in his press conference yesterday about Saturdayís events in Charlottesville was 100% true. That is why he was so viciously assailed by every fake reporter in the fake national news media following that press conference. Wait, what? Ė Yes, thatís how it works with the fake news media these days. You have a dishonest class of people Ė fake journalists at the nationís major media outlets Ė who are coordinating with another dishonest class of people Ė progressive Democrats Ė to brainwash the public into believing a false narrative that demands...
  • McCain releases strategy for Afghanistan, preempting and rebuking Trump

    08/10/2017 7:58:43 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 82 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Aug 10 2017 | Karoun Demirjian
    Sen. John McCain on Thursday unveiled a plan to increase U.S. air and ground forces in Afghanistan that would probably bring some American soldiers closer into harmís way ó a move that in effect rebukes President Trump, who has not yet decided on his preferred way forward in the war. McCain (R-Ariz.) promised to present his plan as an amendment to the annual defense authorization bill, upon his return to Washington in September.
  • McCain: GOP Lawmakers Who 'See Weakness' May Challenge Trump in 2020

    08/05/2017 4:29:43 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 91 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 5 Aug 2017 | Wanda Carruthers
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said Republican candidates with their eyes on a White House run may be seriously considering the prospect of challenging President Donald Trump in 2020 because they "see weakness," The Hill reported Saturday. "They see weakness in this president," McCain told The New York Times. "Look, it's not a nice business we're in." The Times reported Saturday that Republican Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas and Ben Sasse of Nebraska, GOP Ohio Gov. John Kasich, and even Vice President Mike Pence could be laying the groundwork for a White House run in 2020. McCain hasn't been shy about...
  • John McCainís Right Mind Has Always Been Wrong

    08/04/2017 3:56:20 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 8 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 8.4.2017 | David Blackmon
    John McCain's latest seemingly irrational remarks make it seem as if he's not in his right mind, but that's not really the case. It's just that McCain's right mind has always been wrong.
  • All Fake News, All The Time: This Is CNN

    08/03/2017 4:52:27 AM PDT · by EyesOfTX · 16 replies
    DB Daily Update ^ | 8.3.2017 | David Blackmon
    Jim Acosta voids his bladder at yet another White House Press Briefing, hilarity ensues. Ė The Fake News Networkís petulant and preening Jim Acosta provided yet another prime example of why he and CNN should be banned from future White House press briefings yesterday. As Senior Policy Adviser Stephen Miller was discussing the details of the Raise Act, a piece of legislation that would modify the terms of legal immigration into the U.S., Acosta, without being called upon, constantly interrupted the speaker and engaged him in a debate in which he implied that the poem on the Statue of Liberty...
  • John McCain refutes Trump's statement on sanctions bill

    08/02/2017 2:46:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    CBS News ^ | August 2, 2017
    Sen. John McCain pronounced President Trump's objections to the sweeping sanctions measure he signed Thursday "misplaced" and said it was "critical" that Mr. Trump comply with and implement the act, as signed. "The concerns expressed in the President's signing statement are hardly surprising, though misplaced," McCain said in a statement soon after the president signed a bill which limits his ability to unilaterally alter sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea. The Arizona senator also took the opportunity to take a stand for the powers of Congress, which rival the president's. "The Framers of our Constitution made the Congress and...
  • McCain,the Non MSM version/Vanity

    08/01/2017 4:17:31 PM PDT · by CGASMIA68 · 43 replies
    Okay, people...before John McCain dies and the ridiculous "tributes" to the man make me vomit, let's remember what McCain's real legacy is: His father was the Admiral in charge of the Pacific fleet prosecuting the war in Vietnam Nam. Because of this McCain got preferential treatment in the Navy. He was allowed to become a Navy pilot. But he was a terrible pilot. McCain crashed two navy Jets in his early career. Then while aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Forrestal, McCain got angry because he had to wait in line to take off on a bombing run. He shut off...
  • Huckabee calls for repeal of 17th Amendment after healthcare failure

    07/30/2017 1:30:46 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 70 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 28, 2017 | John Bowden
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Friday called for the repeal of the 17th Amendment and the return to senators selected by state legislatures after the Senate GOP's effort to repeal and replace ObamaCare died in a late-night vote. The 17th Amendment was ratified in 1913 and established the popular election of senators. Previously, senators were elected by state legislatures. @GovMikeHuckabee Time to repeal 17th Amendment. Founders had it right-Senators chosen by state legislatures. Will work for their states and respect 10th amid The Senate's "skinny repeal" of ObamaCare failed late Thursday night by a vote of 51-49. The...
  • Health Care is a System, Not a Goal (Scott Adams on Democrats' Pyrrhic Victory)

    07/29/2017 8:22:47 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 28 replies
    Scott Adams' Blog ^ | July 28, 2017 | Scott Adams
    Last night, Senator McCain cast the deciding vote to kill the ďskinnyĒ version of a proposed health care bill. Notice how he explains it as a failure of process, not a problem with the bill itself: ďIíve stated time and time again that one of the major failures of Obamacare was that it was rammed through Congress by Democrats on a strict-party line basis without a single Republican vote. We should not make the mistakes of the past that has led to Obamacareís collapse, including in my home state of Arizona where premiums are skyrocketing and health care providers are...
  • McCainís Revenge ("He's no hero")

    07/29/2017 6:53:59 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 59 replies
    american spectator ^ | Ross Kaminsky
    For Republicans and our country, turnabout is not fair play. Senator John McCain waited two years to get his revenge against Donald Trump for saying that McCain is not a war hero. But with a giant middle finger ó or more precisely a thumb ó McCain, perhaps assuming that heíll never run for election again, showed Donald Trump that repealing and replacing Obamacare would not be the ďso easyĒ venture that the great ďdeal-makerĒ promised. I understand that these two men donít like each other. I understand that revenge is a dish best served cold. But by looking to hurt...
  • McCain slams Trump's transgender military ban

    07/29/2017 2:44:54 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 71 replies
    Yahoo ^ | July 26, 2017 | Michelle Mark
    Sen. John McCain of Arizona criticized President Donald Trump's announcement Wednesday morning that transgender individuals will not be allowed to serve "in any capacity" in the US military. McCain, who is the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee and served in the US Navy for 23 years, said Trump's statement was "unclear" and it served as "yet another example of why major policy announcements should not be made via Twitter." The Republican senator said any Americans who meet the military's medical and readiness standards should be allowed to continue serving. "There is no reason to force service members who...
  • Here's Why McCain Voted Against 'Skinny' Obamacare Repeal Bill

    07/28/2017 9:53:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 106 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 28, 2017 | Leah Barkoukis
    Sen. John McCain offered an explanation Friday for why he joined Democrats and two of his Republican colleagues in voting against the ‚Äúskinny‚ÄĚ repeal of Obamacare, saying he did not believe it would ‚Äúactually reform our health care system.‚ÄĚ"While the amendment would have repealed some of Obamacare‚Äôs most burdensome regulations, it offered no replacement to actually reform our health care system and deliver affordable, quality health care to our citizens,‚ÄĚ McCain said in a statement."The Speaker's statement that the House would be ‚Äėwilling‚Äô to go to conference does not ease my concern that this shell of a bill could be...
  • Skinny Repeal

    07/28/2017 8:57:39 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 27 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 07/28/2017
    If John McCain dies, and Arizona's GOP Governor appoints a replacement, can there be another vote on the partial Obamacare repeal? Asking for a friend.
  • Senate Testimony: Fusion GPS Helped Corrupt Russians And Venezuelans

    07/26/2017 9:06:16 AM PDT · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    Federalist, the ^ | 26 July 2017 | Mollie Hemingway
    At a hearing today, witnesses will testify that Fusion GPS, an organization behind an infamous dossier pumping the Russia-Trump collusion story, is a highly paid smear-for-hire operation in violation of international laws. At a hearing this morning, Senate Judiciary members will receive testimony that Fusion GPS helped advocate the interests of corrupt Russian and Venezuelan officials while hiding its foreign work from federal authorities. Many in the media have focused on whether Donald Trump Jr. and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort would testify publicly at the hearing. Less well covered has been anything to do with Fusion GPS, the...