Articles Tagged with john mccain

‘Attack Palin,’ Requests Barack Obama, But Hillary Clinton Says ‘No’

Barack Obama requested an attack on Palin, says Hillary.

“Attack (Palin) for what, for being a woman? Attack her for being on a ticket that’s trying to draw attention?” That’s what Hillary Clinton claims was her response to a 2008 request by then-Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama to attack Sarah Palin. In the midst of recent scrutiny of her decision-making during the Benghazi Consulate… Read more »

John McCain Supported Exchange For Bowe Bergdahl Until It Happened

Bowe Bergdahl homecoming celebration canceled

John McCain, a former prisoner of war himself, once supported exchanging prisoners from Gitmo for the ailing Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, only “flip-flopping” when the successful rescue of the recently liberated POW came to pass. In the five years Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl remained in captivity in Afghanistan, the circumstances of his capture (and the many rumors… Read more »

Russian Warship Mystery: Why Is Heavily Armed Vessel Docked In Cuba?

Russian warship in Cuba

A Russian warship, armed with anti-aircraft missiles and heavy guns, quietly pulled into a Havana port Thursday, about 200 miles from Miami. While Russian ships visit Cuba with some regularity, their arrivals are usually major events in Cuba with wide coverage in the state media there and even tours offered to Cuban citizens. But this… Read more »

Jan Brewer Attacked From GOP Right For Anti-Gay Bill Veto

Jan Brewer

Jan Brewer, Arizona’s Republican governor, yesterday vetoed a controversial anti-gay bill that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gay people under a broadly expanded definition of “religious freedom.” Before Wednesday was out and continuing into today, Brewer became a whipping post for right-wing members of her own party. Though Brewer, 69, herself has… Read more »

John McCain Slams Dodgers For Pool Celebration

John McCain used Twitter to call the Dodgers classless

Arizona Senator John McCain has taken the Los Angeles Dodgers to task after the team Jumped in the Diamondbacks’ swimming pool to celebrate their NL West clinching victory. McCain took to Twitter to unleash his anger, calling the Dodgers players, “a bunch of overpaid, immature, arrogant, spoiled brats!” He then linked to an Arizona Republic… Read more »

John McCain: Poker More Important Than Syria Resolution, Apparently

John McCain: Poker More Important Than Syria Resolution, Apparently

Is John McCain’s poker game more important than a new Syria resolution from Congress? As previously reported by The Inquisitr, when it comes to John McCain on Syria his position is mixed. John McCain believes President Obama doesn’t need the approval of Congress for a military strike on Syria. At the same time, McCain says… Read more »

John McCain On Women In Military: ‘Steer Clear For Now’

John McCain women military

Arizona Senator John McCain thinks women should avoid military service until rampant sexual abuse and other such conduct problems are solved meaningfully. “Just last night, a woman came to me and said her daughter wanted to join the military and could I give my unqualified support for her doing so. I could not,” said McCain… Read more »

Sen. Dianne Feinstein Defends Susan Rice On Benghazi ‘Talking Points’

dianne feinstein susan rice

California Senator Dianne Feinstein, chair of the US Senate Intelligence Committee, confirmed Sunday that she is initiating a review of “talking points” related to the attack in Benghazi on September 11 after what she says is heavy “politicization” of remarks made by US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice in the wake of the… Read more »

John McCain Snaps On Reporter Over Skipped Benghazi Briefing [Audio]

John McCain gets short with reporter who asks about missed meeting

John McCain got a little testy with a CNN reporter who asked why he skipped a Benghazi briefing to complain about Benghazi in a separate press conference. Today, the Arizona Senator slammed President Obama over his handling of the Benghazi Consulate attack which resulted in the deaths of four American citizens. In a press conference,… Read more »

John McCain Blames Colin Powell For Second Iraq War

John McCain Slams Colin Powell For Iraq War

John McCain blasted Colin Powell after his endorsement of President Barack Obama, saying that Powell was the main reason the United States attacked Iraq during the Bush administration. McCain sat down for an interview with The National Review on Friday, saying: “Colin Powell, interestingly enough, said that Obama got us out of Iraq. But it… Read more »

John McCain: Meatloaf Was A ‘Bad Choice’ For Romney Campaign

TMZ meets up with John McCain and asks about Meatloaf

Senator John McCain called Mitt Romney’s decision to have rocker Meatloaf perform “America the Beautiful” at a Thursday campaign stop in Defiance, Ohio a “bad idea.” The Republican Senator was confronted by TMZ Friday and exclusively spoke about the singer’s questionable performance. Telling the site the aging rocker and former Celebrity Apprentice contestant was a… Read more »