There’s Something New In The Trump-McCain Relationship These Days
John McCain went from being Donald Trump’s most persistent Republican critic to eating dinner with the president and singing his praises. Now, two of the senator’s former aides are under consideration for senior positions in the Trump administration.
Senators Are Pissed Their Constituents Can’t Get Through As Phone Calls Flood The Senate
Just about everything Donald Trump has done since he became president has caused a deluge of calls for senators, resulting in concerns that their constituents can't get through to them. Sen. Thom Tillis compared it to denial-of-service attacks.
John McCain Responds To Obama: The President Must Be Held Responsible
The Arizona Senator responded to a statement from President Obama at his press conference today where he said attacks by Senator McCain and Lindsay Graham of South Carolina on Ambassador Susan Rice were "outrageous." McCain said the President needed to be held responsible, and reiterated his call for a special committee to investigate the terrorist attack at Benghazi and the Obama Administration's response.
In 2008, Obama Attacked McCain For Health Care Taxes
The Supreme Court ruled today that President Obama's individual mandate to buy health care is permissible because it's a tax. In 2008, then Senator Barack Obama attacked John McCain during his first run for the White House for his health care plan's taxes, which he dubbed "the McCain tax."
The Obama Campaign Also Hit John McCain On Offshore Bank Accounts
Mitt Romney's Cayman Island investments have become a favorite Democratic attack. In the 2008, the Obama campaign took a similar line on McCain, using comments he made in Bermuda supportive of offshore accounts to paint McCain as a out-of-touch friend of rich tax dodgers.
McCain Campaign Worker Admits She Made-Up Attack
CBS News: Police sources are saying that "a campaign worker has now confessed to making up a story that a mugger attacked her and cut the letter 'B' in her face after seeing her McCain bumper sticker." The story broke in the press two days ago and was all over the news, but police said there were inconsistencies with her story. She has since confessed that it was a total lie, and is facing charges.