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  • John McCain Fundraiser Arrested In Major Drug Bust

    04/28/2016 8:37:16 AM PDT · by detective · 11 replies
    Breitbart ^ | APRIL 28, 2016 | Michelle Moons
    Law enforcement authorities arrested a member of the Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) campaign team and her live-in boyfriend on Tuesday as a search of their home revealed drugs and drug paraphernalia in the same living in the same living space as small children.
  • John McCain fundraiser arrested in Phoenix meth lab bust

    04/27/2016 3:12:32 PM PDT · by knak · 25 replies
    cbs ^ | 4/27/16 | staff
    PHOENIX --A Phoenix woman who has worked for top Arizona Republicans and as a consultant arranging fundraisers for Sen. John McCain is facing numerous felony drug charges after Maricopa County sheriff's deputies raided her home. Sheriff's spokesman Det. Doug Matteson says 35-year-old Emily Pitha was arrested Tuesday afternoon after her live-in boyfriend signed for a package containing more than 250 grams of Ecstasy. The couple shares the home with two children. Authorities were first alerted to possible drug activity by the parcel in transit from the Netherlands, reports the Arizona Republic. Undercover detectives and U.S. Postal Inspectors raided the north-central...
  • Smokescreen on the Potomac: Pentagon and Congress deliberately ignoring $36 million USMC study

    04/19/2016 11:35:27 PM PDT · by pboyington · 22 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | April 19, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The United States of America is in mortal jeopardy and most Americans, tucked away in their beds tonight dont even understand why or who is responsible for their peril. Those responsible are not from North Korea, China, Iran, Russia or ISIS. They are Department of Defense bureaucrats, members of Congress and senior leaders in the US military. The US military is committing suicide. We are in the first stages of beginning a process that is going to decimate the speed, lethality and combat power of the Marines and the US Army combat arms and special operations. The US military is...
  • McCain will skip GOP convention to campaign for reelection

    04/20/2016 8:00:49 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/20/2016 | John Sexton
    Senator John McCain will not attend the GOP’s convention this summer. Instead he plans to use the time to campaign for reelection. Politico reports: “I have to campaign for reelection, and I have always done that when I’m up,” McCain said. “We have a late primary in Arizona.”Though the GOP convention is scheduled for July 18-21, the Arizona lawmaker also faces an Aug. 30 primary against state Sen. Kelli Ward and business owner Alex Meluskey. McCain’s real problem is his likely Democratic opponent Ann Kirkpatrick. Though polling is sparse, the RCP average suggests the head-to-head match-up is currently a...
  • [From November 13, 2014] GOP honcho Bruce Ash imitates threatening street thug

    04/16/2016 7:54:55 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 17 replies
    McSally promoting Ash menacingly calls for kneecapping Wooten supporters When a conservative site such as Townhall goes after a Republican National Committeeman, its worthy of notice. This article provides the shocking details of the events leading up to the thuggish not-so-veiled threats issued by Tucson businessman and longtime activist Bruce Ash - a man who should know better. The Arizona Daily Independent fills in the rest of the story, detailing that Ash actually called for violence against leading Southern Arizona afternoon drive time radio show host, James T. Harris. The bad blood goes back to this years primary election when...
  • U.S. Senate race in Arizona: Ann Kirkpatrick in dead heat with John McCain

    04/15/2016 7:35:16 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 37 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | April 14, 2016 | Earl de Berge
    Phoenix, Arizona, April 15, 2016. Incumbent U.S. Senator John McCain is locked in a dead heat with Democrat Ann Kirkpatrick as both receive 42 percent of a test vote taken statewide in April. This leaves only 16 percent undecided as of the time of this survey, compared to 25 percent in January. It also appears that at least one traditional voting pattern is changing in Arizona. For many years, rural voters have tended to lean Republican in most races, but in 2016 Kirkpatrick is outpolling McCain by 43 to 39 percent in the states rural counties in a modest but...
  • McCain: We Need To Send The Military To Secure Our Southern Border

    04/13/2016 11:55:38 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 85 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 04/13/2016 | JONAH BENNETT
    GOP Sen. John McCain  said Tuesday the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border is so dire the military needs to be deployed to patrol the region as soon as possible. In a letter sent to Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Jeh Johnson, McCain asked Johnson why he hasn’t requested help from the Department of Defense to combat drug traffickers piercing Arizona’s border. DHS has been unable to prevent the flow of heroin and other narcotics flooding in from Mexico.
  • GOPe Playing Very Dangerous Game With Current Political Con

    04/12/2016 7:16:46 PM PDT · by SatinDoll · 18 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | April 12, 2016 | Sundance
    PARTY LEADERSHIP RECOMMENDING AVOID OHIO CONVENTION... Somewhat quietly, though not without some water-cooler discussion, the Republican Party Leadership is warning membership to stay away from the upcoming Cleveland Ohio convention. The media is describing the issue as centering around those elected politicians who may want to avoid the potential for divisive controversy. However, if you look at the actual landscape, and then look at the political ideology of those who are openly saying they are staying away, what you’ll notice is the RINO caucus, the ‘Decepticons’, are the most cautious. If you spend some time digging through the professional GOPe...
  • Nuisance challengers irk GOP senators

    04/12/2016 8:20:59 AM PDT · by kevcol · 26 replies
    Politico ^ | April 12, 2016 | Burgess Everett
    Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire will spend their summers under attack by underfinanced tea party opponents. In Nevada, the reemergence of Sharron Angle who infamously blew a chance to defeat Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid in 2010 means the GOP's hand-picked candidate for the open seat, Rep. Joe Heck, has a fight on his hands to get to the general election. And Republicans also are fretting over primaries in Colorado, Indiana and Florida, as well as the fate of a former leader of their campaign arm. It's a nuisance the party could...
  • Where Was John McCain Born? (Vanity, need clarification)

    04/07/2016 11:59:33 PM PDT · by morphing libertarian · 120 replies
    The resolution says he was born on base, but I have read a dozen times here that he was born in a hospital in the COUNTRY of Panama.
  • [Vanity] Why is Cruz & Rush claiming he won the last 5 primaries?

    04/06/2016 8:26:31 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 35 replies
    Does he mean the insiders who picked delegates in ND & CO? Trump won Arizona which is more mainstream victory than Utah or Policy-Wonk-Mecca Wisconsin. Trump has a hit a bottom of 35% in his worst sort of mainstream state.
  • Meluskey Releases Brutal Ad Against McCain

    03/28/2016 7:58:03 PM PDT · by Waywardson · 10 replies
    The Politistick ^ | 3/28/2016 | Greg Campbell
    Arizona Republican Senator John McCain has branded himself as a maverick of Republican politics. For those who pay attention, such coy euphemisms as maverick betray a more-sinister label: turncoat. Though he represents one of the most-conservative states in the union in the Senate, McCain consistently works against conservative issues. Though a supporter of defense spending, McCain continues to undermine Americas safety on the most-basic of issues. What good is an extra F-18 or two if were consistently leaving the Southern border unsecured for the convenience of any illegal immigrant or Islamic terrorists who wish to enter the country without going...
  • Roger Stone, blasted by Ted Cruz, working for Kelli Ward?

    03/28/2016 3:47:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Arizona Republic | March 28, 2016 | Dan Nowicki
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/azdc/2016/03/28/roger-stone-blasted-ted-cruz-working-kelli-ward/82349352/
  • McCain Warms to 'Wacko Bird' Cruz in Hewitt Interview

    03/25/2016 4:54:13 PM PDT · by kevcol · 18 replies
    Newsmax ^ | March 25, 2016
    Arizona Sen. John McCain has not had a warm-and-fuzzy relationship with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, but he said Thursday he has confidence Cruz will do will if he wins the Oval Office. . . . McCain has called Cruz a "wacko bird," "crazy" and a liar in the past. And more recently, Politico notes, a member of Cruz's foreign policy team, Frank Gaffney, has dinged McCain while giving his theory on why Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's campaign was unsuccessful.
  • John McCain: Salute to a Communist

    03/24/2016 11:56:59 AM PDT · by C19fan · 14 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 24, 2016 | John McCain
    AN interesting obituary appeared in The New York Times recently, though the death of its subject last month was largely unnoticed beyond his family and friends. Thats not surprising. Delmer Berg wasnt a celebrity. He wasnt someone with great wealth or influence. He had never held public office. He was a Californian. He worked as a farmhand and stonemason. He did some union organizing. He was vice president of his local N.A.A.C.P. chapter. He protested against the Vietnam War and nuclear weapons. He joined the United States Communist Party in 1943, and, according to The Times, he remained an unreconstructed...
  • McCain Adviser: Cruz Will Pull Upset Win in Arizona

    03/22/2016 9:33:19 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 93 replies
    NewsMax ^ | March 19, 2016 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Ted Cruz will grab an upset win over Donald Trump in Arizona's presidential primary election on Tuesday, as he's the "only candidate with any kind of organization out here," a close confidant of Sen. John McCain predicts. "They have him positioned to spring the upset," Kurt Davis, a GOP operative in Arizona, told The Hill. "They just have to deliver." According to Real Clear Politics, Trump is ahead of Cruz by 13 points in the state's polls, but in Arizona, Republicans on the ground say the race's margin is narrower, and Cruz could pull off the upset.
  • John McCain Concedes the GOP May Have Lost Hispanics

    03/22/2016 9:36:19 AM PDT · by kevcol · 57 replies
    Mother Jones ^ | March 22, 2016 | Pema Levy
    Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., appears to have conceded that the Republican Party has alienated Hispanic voters and will have to rely increasingly on white voters to win in November. . . McCain will face off against several Republican primary challengers in August. Polls show McCain currently tied with his general election opponent, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.).
  • Booting all undocumented immigrants could cost at least $400 billion, conservative group says

    03/20/2016 9:51:45 AM PDT · by kevcol · 158 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | March 20, 2016 | Encarnacion Pyle
    "The economic and human costs would be tremendous," said Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the conservative research group's president and an adviser to John McCain during his 2008 presidential campaign. . . . Last August, Politico, with help from experts at groups spanning the political spectrum, rang up the costs to carry out the key provisions of Trump's immigration plan, including mass deportation, tripling the number of immigration officers and walling off the southern border, at $166 billion at the low end.
  • McCain Adviser: Cruz Will Pull Upset Win in Arizona

    03/19/2016 6:08:07 PM PDT · by John Valentine · 282 replies
    Newsmax ^ | March 19, 2016 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    ed Cruz will grab an upset win over Donald Trump in Arizona's presidential primary election on Tuesday, as he's the "only candidate with any kind of organization out here," a close confidant of Sen. John McCain predicts. "They have him positioned to spring the upset," Kurt Davis, a GOP operative in Arizona, told The Hill. "They just have to deliver."
  • McCain faces toughest reelection of his career

    03/19/2016 10:15:43 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 98 replies
    The Hill ^ | March 19, 2016 | Alexander Bolton & Scott Wong
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is facing what may be the toughest reelection of his Senate career in an unpredictable presidential year, when many voters are angry with Washington. Early polls show McCain tied with his Democratic challenger, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.), at around 40 percent despite having nearly 100-percent name recognition in the state he has represented in either the Senate or House since 1983. The basic problem for John McCain is the same kind of thing that faces a lot of incumbents right now. Hes been there a long time. People are leery of Washington. They dont like Washington,...
  • John McCain: Britain's EU membership 'vital' for U.S. security

    03/18/2016 9:36:58 AM PDT · by kevcol · 42 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | March 18, 2016 | Nash Riggins
    The former presidential hopeful and chairman of the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee reckons the looming threat of a so-called "Brexit" will hurt the global economy and weaken the West....David Cameron welcomed McCain's harsh words on Friday morning and labelled the statement an "important intervention" in the fight to safeguard Britain's EU membership. Important intervention by @SenJohnMcCain UK membership of EU vital for security & prosperity of both Europe & U.S. David Cameron (@David_Cameron) March 18, 2016
  • RNC launches campaign to oppose Obama's Supreme Court pick

    03/14/2016 5:46:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar. 14, 2016 6:22 AM EDT | Josh Lederman
    The Republican Party is launching a campaign to try to derail President Barack Obamas nominee to the Supreme Court, teaming up with a conservative opposition research group to target vulnerable Democrats and impugn whomever Obama picks. A task force housed within the Republican National Committee will orchestrate attack ads, petitions and media outreach to bolster a strategy that Senate Republicans adopted as soon as Justice Antonin Scalia died last month: refusing to consider an Obama nominee out of hopes that the next president will be a Republican. The RNC will contract with America Rising Squared, an outside group targeting Democrats...
  • Soros Fingerprints on DeLay Frame-up

    10/10/2005 1:08:02 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 56 replies · 4,692+ views
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 10 OCTOBER 2005 | Richard Poe
    Soros Fingerprints on DeLay Frame-upBy Richard PoeFrontPageMagazine.com | October 10, 2005 THREE SEPARATE FORCES are attacking Congressman Tom DeLay at the moment. Outwardly, these forces seem independent. On closer inspection, however, we find that all three have something in common. All have significant links to leftwing billionaire, Democrat kingmaker and convicted insider trader George Soros. (1) The first of these attackers is Texas prosecutor Ronald Earle, who has indicted DeLay for alleged violations of state campaign finance laws. The second attacker is Republican Senator John McCain, whose Senate Committee on Indian Affairs is probing the involvement of certain of DeLay's...
  • (2005) Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLay

    04/12/2005 1:48:32 AM PDT · by rdb3 · 161 replies · 5,681+ views
    FPM ^ | 12 APRIL 2005 | Richard Poe
    Soros Shadow Party Stalks DeLayBy Richard PoeFrontPageMagazine.com | April 12, 2005 On the day that Terri Schiavo died victim of a court order condemning the brain-damaged woman to death by thirst and starvation Representative Tom DeLay of Texas did what few politicians have the courage to do these days. He spoke his mind."This loss happened because our legal system did not protect the people who need protection most," DeLay told Fox News on March 31. "The time will come for the men responsible for this to answer for their behavior." DeLays strong language worried some Republicans. They pointed...
  • Gingrich says Mozilla ousting just the 'most open, blatant example of the new fascism'

    04/07/2014 11:16:41 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 50 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | April 7, 2014 | Joe Saunders
    Newt Gingrich laid it out perfectly on Sunday. The forced ouster of Mozilla co-founder and CEO Brendan Eich this week was a sign of the "new fascism" of liberalism that's sweeping American life. "People need to realize, if you're a young faculty member, in a lot of places if you're a young member of a news department and you have the wrong views meaning conservative you have no career," Gingrich said on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos." "This is just the most open and blatant example of the new fascism, which says, 'if you don't agree with us...
  • Meghan McCain Was Convinced to Support Cruz After Fiorina Endorsement

    03/09/2016 7:13:15 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 101 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3/9/2016 | Lindsey Ellefson
    Another person who unequivocally does not support Trump and his endorses is Meghan McCain. Naturally, she has come out as a supporter of Cruz only a few hours after Fiorinas announcement. VIDEO AT LINK On Your World with Neil Cavuto, McCain responded to the hosts question about the possible impact of Neil Bushs recent support of Cruz by saying that she found it much less important than Fiorinas. I was a huge, huge Carly Fiorina fan and supporer, she said, insisting that she has the capacity to get a lot of young, conservative women taking a second look at Ted...
  • McCain campaign staffer busted for allegedly ripping sign off casino, to face federal charges

    03/07/2016 6:42:52 PM PST · by kevcol · 12 replies
    ABC 15 ^ | Mar 7, 2016 | Anthony Cave
    According to Yavapai Prescott Tribal Police officer J. Meza, Baggs tore down the sign before keeping it in his possession while waiting for a friend. After showing his friend the sign, Baggs tossed it into the air and enters the casino. Meza arrested Baggs shortly after midnight on a disorderly conduct...Baggs was given a permanent ban from all Yavapai casinos. Bucky's is apart of the Yavapai-Prescott Indian Tribe. . . Lorna Romero, McCain's campaign spokeswoman, told ABC15 Monday that Baggs is still employed by the campaign.
  • Mitt Romney and John McCain Denounce Donald Trump as a Danger to Democracy

    03/03/2016 7:13:09 PM PST · by Innovative · 91 replies
    NY Times ^ | March 3, 2016 | Not stated
    A divided Republican Party erupted into open and bitter warfare on Thursday as its two previous presidential nominees delivered an extraordinary rebuke of its current front-runner, Donald J. Trump, warning that his election could put the United States and its democratic system in peril. In a detailed, thorough and lacerating assault on Mr. Trump and the angry movement he has inspired, Mitt Romney, the partys nominee in 2012, attacked him as a fraud and a phony who would drive the country to the point of collapse.
  • The GOP is doing its damnedest to lose this election

    03/03/2016 10:45:08 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 396 replies
    March 3, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    Keep blasting away at your leading candidate and trying to thwart the will of your voters, you will lose any chance at winning the presidency and you'll lose the House and Senate too. Leftist open-borders RINOs Romney, McCain and the so-called GOP "leaders" are complete idiots. They don't call it the stupid party for nothing.
  • Doctor Challenges Sen. Mccain In Republican Primary Kelli Ward offers radically conservative proposa

    02/27/2016 11:55:32 AM PST · by grayeagle · 25 replies
    Payson Roundup (Payson, Az) ^ | As of Friday, February 26, 2016 | By Pete Aleshire
    http://www.paysonroundup.com/news/2016/feb/27/doctor-challenges-sen-mccain-republican-primary/ Former state senator Dr. Kelli Ward, who hopes to unseat fellow Republican U.S. Senator John McCain, spoke to members of the Payson Tea Party this week. By Pete Aleshire As of Friday, February 26, 2016 Former state senator Dr. Kelli Ward brought her insurgent crusade to unseat fellow Republican U.S. Senator John McCain to Payson this week, with a wide-ranging attack on McCain. She spent hours of patiently answering questions posed by members of the Payson Tea Party.Ward blasted Sen. McCain as a career politician with no new ideas, dedicated to his own power and privilege, unwilling to protect...
  • McCain-Shelby feud delays honor for veterans

    02/25/2016 3:29:42 PM PST · by kevcol · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | February 25, 2016 | Zachary Warmbrodt
    Stephanie Rader, a spy for the U.S. during World War II, died at 100 in January. But thanks to a spat between two Republican senators, her life was one month too short to see her service honored by Congress. Arizona Sen. John McCain temporarily blocked a bill commemorating veterans of the Office of Strategic Services with a gold medal as he feuded with Sen. Richard Shelby of Alabama, who leads the committee in charge of the measure. The bill finally passed this week after McCain relented, but not before Rader had passed away... McCain at first denied knowing anything about...
  • McCain has no plans to endorse yet

    02/22/2016 8:52:39 AM PST · by kevcol · 53 replies
    Politico ^ | February 20, 2016 | Alex Isenstadt
    McCain...admitted that he was perplexed by the state of the GOP race. He said he was deeply concerned by what he described as deep-seated anger that was defining the contest - the same anger, he said, that was permeating his own race.
  • U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS Camp in Libya Kill at Least 41

    02/19/2016 2:44:42 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 22 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | FEB. 19, 2016 | DECLAN WALSH, BEN HUBBARD and ERIC SCHMITT
    U.S. Airstrikes on ISIS Camp in Libya Kill at Least 41 By DECLAN WALSH, BEN HUBBARD and ERIC SCHMITT FEB. 19, 2016 CAIRO — American warplanes bombed an Islamic State training camp in Libya early Friday, killing at least 41 people, most likely including a militant commander linked to attacks on Western tourists, in a strike that highlighted the widening gap between American military and diplomatic efforts in the region. The airstrikes in Sabratha, a seaside town 50 miles west of Tripoli, targeted Noureddine Chouchane, a Tunisian militant linked to two major attacks on Western tourists in Tunisia last year....

    02/16/2016 1:39:08 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 34 replies
    mccain.senate.gov ^ | Feb 16 2016 | Senator John McCain
    Feb 16 2016 STATEMENT BY SASC CHAIRMAN JOHN McCAIN ON BOMBING OF SCHOOLS & HOSPITALS IN SYRIA Washington, D.C. ­– U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ), Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, released the following statement on the recent airstrikes on schools and hospitals in Syria: “The intensification of Russian airstrikes in Syria over the past two days, including the bombing of schools and hospitals, is tragically unsurprising. After all, none of it violates the recent agreement for a cessation of hostilities, which permits Russian forces and its proxies to continue fighting for another week. As expected, our adversaries in...
  • McCain: Anyone Who Says Waterboarding Works is a Liar

    02/09/2016 5:48:35 AM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 106 replies
    newsmax ^ | 2/8/16 | Sandy Fitzgerald
    Sen. John McCain Monday slammed Donald Trump's comments over the weekend praising the merits of waterboarding, saying that that anyone who claims the extreme interrogation technique is a way to get useful information is lying. "This is a near-death experience," McCain said on Fox News' "Outnumbered" program, which his daughter, Meghan, co-hosts. "They will tell that person who is administering that anything they want to hear." During Saturday night's GOP debate and on several Sunday morning shows, Trump commented that if he becomes president, he would "absolutely authorize" waterboarding or "a hell of a lot worse." "They're chopping off heads...
  • John McCain On Cam Newton's Post-Game Sulking: "I Know What It's Like To Lose"

    02/08/2016 2:45:19 PM PST · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Trent Baker
    Monday on Fox News Channel’s “Outnumbered,” Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) commented on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton electing to leave his post-Super Bowl press conference Sunday after his team lost to the Denver Broncos 24-10. McCain defended the 2015 NFL season MVP, saying he knows “what it’s like to lose” having lost a presidential election to President Barack Obama, but he does think Newton can bounce back from the Super Bowl loss.
  • GOPe Anti-Trump Super Pac Sends Out Smear Flyers Before New Hampshire Primary

    02/06/2016 10:46:09 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 35 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 02/06/15 | Jim Hoft
    GOP establishment hacks from TrumpQuestions.com sent out thousands of Anti-Trump flyers this week attacking the Republican frontrunner in New Hampshire. TrumpQuestions.com is an offshoot of Our Principles PAC.Our Principles PAC is an anti-Donald Trump super PAC founded by Katie Packer, a former aide to Mitt Romney‘s 2012 presidential campaign. The super PAC has sent mailers and aired television ads in Iowa criticizing Trump’s policies. The super PAC operates OurPinciples.com and TrumpQuestions.com.The GOP hacks are trying to smear Trump as anti-gun in their most recent flyers.** Donald Trump is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment. The anti-Trump PAC is hoping...
  • Knowing what he knows now, would Marco Rubio still help Islamic terrorists topple Libya?

    02/06/2016 10:17:35 AM PST · by AuntB · 43 replies
    MoFoPolitics ^ | May. 18, 2015 | M.P.
    By 2005, Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi had dismantled his WMD program and was lauded by the international community as a model for nuclear disarmament. Leaked cables showed improving relations between the Libya and the United States. But in 2011, hoping to brandish his foreign policy credentials for an eventual presidential run, Marco Rubio became one of the most vocal supporters of Hillary Clinton's War on Libya... If we believe that the rise of this new attitude among young people and others seeking a new life and a new way in the Middle East is a positive thing, and I believe...
  • John McCain on No GOP Endorsement: 'Lindsey Graham Was My Man'(Not paraphrasing)

    02/06/2016 5:42:43 AM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 39 replies
    news max ^ | 2/5/16 | t beamon
    Sen. John McCain said Friday that he was not endorsing anyone for the Republican presidential nomination because "Lindsey Graham was my man." "I'm staying out of this," the Arizona senator and 2008 GOP presidential candidate, told Neil Cavuto on Fox News. Graham, the South Carolina senator, dropped out of the race in December. Asked again about an endorsement, McCain responded: "No, I'm not going to. I like too many of them, to be honest with you." McCain was questioned about his endorsement because New Hampshire holds its primaries on Tueday. The senator won primary races in the Granite State in...
  • Turn Off Trump

    02/04/2016 6:58:46 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 30 replies
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  • Anti-Trump super-PAC’s secret weapon: John McCain

    02/04/2016 5:29:12 PM PST · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 4, 2016 | Jonathon Swan
    The anti-Trump super-PAC that spent more than $2 million slamming the billionaire in Iowa is preparing to launch a new secret weapon in New Hampshire -- John McCain. "Probably the only significant strategy shift is we are going to remind voters in New Hampshire about the disgraceful things that he said about John McCain," said the leader of Our Principles PAC, Katie Packer, who was Mitt Romney's deputy campaign manager in 2012. Trump offended many Republicans when he mocked McCain's Vietnam War service last July, saying "he was a war hero because he was captured. ... I like people who...
  • Are Senator McCain’s 2016 Re-election Hopes in Trouble?

    02/04/2016 3:47:12 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 17 replies
    conservativereview.com ^ | 2/4/16 | Nate Madden
    Things aren’t looking good for Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), as leaked data from two polls shows his 33-year congressional tenure may not survive the 2016 election cycle. "Senator McCain's key fundamentals are all very poor," reads a polling memo leaked from an anonymous pollster in the Grand Canyon State. "His ballot, his image, his job approval and his hard re-elect all suggest that he is an incredibly vulnerable incumbent as we head into 2016." A memo regarding accompanying polling data gathered between January 56 explains McCain's weaknesses in detail, referring to majority negative opinions on both job approval and personal...
  • Senator McCain Sets Crosshairs on Jones Act Build Requirement

    01/30/2016 5:20:49 PM PST · by rockinqsranch · 8 replies
    gCaptain ^ | January 30, 2016 | Mike Schuler
    "Once again U.S. Senator John McCain [R-AZ] has his crosshairs set on the Jones Act with an amendment he intends to attach to a proposed energy bill that would eliminate the U.S. build requirement for tankers involved in U.S. coastwise trade."
  • DML Unfiltered | Donald Trump vs. Fox | Fox News Supports Open Borders?

    01/28/2016 12:25:29 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 31 replies
    See NewsMax TV video linked above.
  • Why We Lose: John McCain Blasts Trump For ‘Destruction of the Press’

    01/28/2016 7:42:10 AM PST · by Bratch · 62 replies
    Breitbart's Big Journalism ^ | January 28, 2016 | John Nolte
    Sen. John McCain, the man who in 2008 put losing like a gentleman above doing what was necessary to keep then-Senator WrightAyersRezkoPleger out of the White House, appeared on CNN Wednesday with a fistful of red herrings designed to seek favor with his friends in the media by “othering” Donald Trump as a threat to all that holy and virtuous in America. Speaking to CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, McCain once again proved that he had what it took to defeat  Barack Obama but that he’d prefer to save his blistering rhetoric for his fellow  Republicans. McCain also proved that he knows...
  • Pentagon defends use of Russian engines to launch satellites

    01/27/2016 2:44:23 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 27, 2016 4:22 PM EST | Richard Lardner
    Senior Pentagon officials on Wednesday sought to defend the use of Russian-made rocket engines to send U.S. military satellites into space, telling exasperated lawmakers they are moving quickly to end the practice and rely on American-made rockets for the launches. But Air Force Secretary Deborah James and Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall failed to stem sharp criticism from several members of the Senate Armed Services Committee who view Russia as the chief geopolitical threat to the United States. Led by the committee chairman, Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., they said using the Russian engines enriches President Vladimir Putin's inner circle and...
  • John McCain: Sarah Palin Has Already Endorsed My AZSEN 2016 Campaign

    01/24/2016 11:12:00 AM PST · by Bratch · 56 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | January 24, 2016 | Steve Flesher
    Breaking out of Arizona, John McCain is claiming that Governor Palin has already indicated support for his re-election effort in Arizona for US Senate. McCain says @SarahPalinUSA has already endorsed his #AZSEN re-election, may make campaign-trail appearances. https://t.co/Lx22ilB4WY   — Dan Nowicki (@dannowicki) January 24, 2016   According to the article: McCain, the 2008 presidential nominee, said Friday that he does not consider his former running mate Sarah Palin’s decision to endorse celebrity billionaire Donald Trump in the Republican presidential race as a personal snub. "Of course not, and nor does she," McCain said. "We remain very good friends. I respect...
  • McCain: ‘I respect’ Palin’s decision on Trump

    01/20/2016 8:58:21 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 20, 2016 | Julian Hattem
    Sen. John McCain declined on Wednesday to criticize Sarah Palin, his former running mate, for endorsing Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. "I respect her view," McCain (R-Ariz.) told reporters in the Senate on Wednesday, a day after Palin endorsed the man with whom he has had a bitter feud. "I have great affection and appreciation for her," he said. "I respect what she does." Palin's decision isn't affecting his own thinking about the race, McCain added. "I'm not considering anyone," he said. "I've got my own race to run." McCain had previously endorsed Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), one of his...
  • Fox's Meghan McCain: Ted Cruz is 'the thinking man's Donald Trump' (Video)

    01/20/2016 12:06:02 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 45 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/19/16 | Fox News
    Fox's Meghan McCain: Ted Cruz is 'the thinking man's Donald Trump' via Fox News
  • McCain Senior Staffer: Palin ‘One of America’s Most Astounding Morons’

    01/20/2016 11:59:59 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 20, 2016
    “It’s just classless,” said a former senior adviser to McCain of the endorsement, predicting it would backfire. “It’s undermining to a key Trump message which is one of competency. What Trump has said is that he’s going to hire the very best people and bring in men of Carl Icahn’s ilk … and he’s appearing with someone who’s viewed as one of America’s most astounding morons.” Palin’s endorsement of Trump follows a public dispute between the New York real estate tycoon and the Arizona senator who accused Trump of “firing up the crazies” after Trump held a campaign rally in...