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Republican Sen. John McCain said on Monday that he wasn't sure if Donald Trump would be a better president for appointing Supreme Court justices than Hillary Clinton.

Trump has released lists of 21 potential justices. He has pledged to choose from among those 21 when making Supreme Court selections, in a move that has earned him praise from conservatives, including his former rival in the Republican primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.
Asked on the Dom Giordano program on 1210 WPHT Philadelphia radio whether Trump was the superior candidate on issues like the Supreme Court, the Arizona senator replied, "Uh, first of all, I don't know, because I hear him saying a lot of different things."

Later in the interview, McCain used the opportunity to make the case for fellow Republican Sen. Pat Toomey, who is locked in a close battle to retain his Senate seat in Pennsylvania. McCain promised that Republicans would be "united against any Supreme Court nominee" put forth by Clinton.

"I promise you that we will be united against any Supreme Court nominee that Hillary Clinton, if she were president, would put up," McCain said. "I promise you. This is where we need the majority and Pat Toomey is probably as articulate and effective on the floor of the Senate as anyone I have encountered."
John McCain: 'I don't know' if Trump will be better for Supreme Court than Clinton - CNNPolitics.com

So, are Repubs still trying to pretend they aren't the ones being divisive and obstructionist?

Oh wait. Looks like somebody told McCain's camp he was being too honest and they needed to back-pedal...

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A spokesperson from McCain's Senate office later clarified his comments on opposing a Clinton-nominated justice.
"Senator McCain believes you can only judge people by their record and Hillary Clinton has a clear record of supporting liberal judicial nominees," said McCain spokesperson Rachael Dean. "That being said, Senator McCain will, of course, thoroughly examine the record of any Supreme Court nominee put before the Senate and vote for or against that individual based on their qualifications as he has done throughout his career."
But of course, for some the sin is in admitting the obstructionist tactic and not just being more sneaky and dishonest about it...
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I'm a registered Republican but only because I agree with more of their philosophies than I do the Democrats. I certainly don't blindly agree with everything they do or want to have done. As such, I disagree with is just about everything John McCain says or does.

At one time I would have backed him till the cows come home but not anymore. He's old, tired and brings little or no benefit to the world I live in. Kind of like most Liberals...
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I'm a registered Republican but only because I agree with more of their philosophies than I do the Democrats. I certainly don't blindly agree with everything they do or want to have done. As such, I disagree with is just about everything John McCain says or does.

At one time I would have backed him till the cows come home but not anymore. He's old, tired and brings little or no benefit to the world I live in. Kind of like most Liberals...
That's the first time I've seen anybody put to words what I believe also.

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So, are Repubs still trying to pretend they aren't the ones being divisive and obstructionist?

Oh wait. Looks like somebody told McCain's camp he was being too honest and they needed to back-pedal...



But of course, for some the sin is in admitting the obstructionist tactic and not just being more sneaky and dishonest about it...
no he was right to begin with; her nominees are superior and the republicans will lock horns against them
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I'm a registered Republican but only because I agree with more of their philosophies than I do the Democrats. I certainly don't blindly agree with everything they do or want to have done. As such, I disagree with is just about everything John McCain says or does.

At one time I would have backed him till the cows come home but not anymore. He's old, tired and brings little or no benefit to the world I live in. Kind of like most Liberals...
I'm technically still a registered Republican; been one all my life. I feel similarly except I prefer Orin Hatch, John McCain and the saner souls in the party who know how to move legislation. I can't stand the me-me-me brats who always seem to be running for President rather than get anything done for the country.
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I'm technically still a registered Republican; been one all my life. I feel similarly except I prefer Orin Hatch, John McCain and the saner souls in the party who know how to move legislation. I can't stand the me-me-me brats who always seem to be running for President rather than get anything done for the country.
Nonsense, McCain is part of the problem. He is a RINO that runs as a Conservative sworn to oppose Obama and protect the Constitution then votes with Democrats time after time. Look at the issues. Immigration, he is a staunch advocate of amnesty with no guarantee of border or internal enforcement. He helped pave the way to make it next to impossible for the Senate to block Obama's disastrous Iran deal effectively stripping the Senate of its power to review treaties. He voted for the Feinstein "assault weapons" bill, a bill so flawed many Democrats couldn't even vote for it.

A President Trump would mean McCain would get pushback when he pleased his media pals by savaging Republicans. Can't have that.
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I can't stand the me-me-me brats who always seem to be running for President rather than get anything done for the country.
You must be talking about Hillary here!

She had 30 years and got nothing done, except break the rules and laws she was expected to uphold.

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Nonsense, McCain is part of the problem. He is a RINO that runs as a Conservative sworn to oppose Obama and protect the Constitution then votes with Democrats time after time. Look at the issues. Immigration, he is a staunch advocate of amnesty with no guarantee of border or internal enforcement. He helped pave the way to make it next to impossible for the Senate to block Obama's disastrous Iran deal effectively stripping the Senate of its power to review treaties. He voted for the Feinstein "assault weapons" bill, a bill so flawed many Democrats couldn't even vote for it.

A President Trump would mean McCain would get pushback when he pleased his media pals by savaging Republicans. Can't have that.
Ronald Reagan was the first modern president to advocate and activate amnesty
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Ronald Reagan was the first modern president to advocate and activate amnesty
THE ONLY ONE THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN....

The only one in 1986. End of story.

Don't believe me look it up.

But you lefties need the votes I know. To f'ing bad...

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THE ONLY ONE THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO HAPPEN....

The only one in 1986. End of story.

Don't believe me look it up.

But you lefties need the votes I know. To f'ing bad...

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we didn't need it then. all it did was allow paco to call up mawmaw and say," get ur azz up here; we're getting in" AND give us a national i.d.
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