Skip to comments.McCain Urges Lawmakers to Back Obama’s Plan for Syria
Posted on 09/02/2013 2:26:28 PM PDT by Innovative
The White House pushed forward aggressively on Monday for Congressional approval of an attack on Syria as President Obama got tentative support from one of his most hawkish Republican critics, Senator John McCain of Arizona, for a limited strike as long, Mr. McCain said, as the president did more to arm the Syrian opposition.
After an hourlong meeting with Mr. Obama at the White House, Mr. McCain emerged with Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, to say that the two senators discussions with Mr. Obama in the Oval Office had been encouraging. He also urged Congress to support Mr. Obama in his plan for military action in Syria, saying that a no vote would be catastrophic for the United States and its credibility in the world.
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And we have no idea what the Republican plan is.
Whatever McLame and Gramnesty say it is, I suppose.
In his latest Ramirez covers:
Syria Denies Using Chemical Weapons
Syria minister: US strike on Syria ‘would benefit al-Qaeda’
Syrians warn U.S. that Al Qaeda has hijacked revolution
Besides other unmentionable duties in the Oval Orifice, Juan shines shoes.
Alzheimers is hard on a man.
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When will this turdbucket just dry up and go away??
I would just assume that anyone who follows McCain’s advice is going to be primaried and will have increased their chances of losing.
F9ck you, Mclame
Sen. Cruz: Attacking Syria Is Not In National Interest
“Ted Cruz: Number one, under no circumstances should we be arming rebels who are affiliated with al-Qaeda. And this administration has already suggested they want to arm the rebels with no reliable means of differentiating al-Qaeda from non-al-Qaeda.
And number two, our concern should be those chemical weapons, preventing them from falling into the hands of Hezbollah, preventing them from falling into the hands of al-Qaeda. That should be guiding our actions, not expressing some moral outrage from a university faculty lounge. “
If they back the administration on Syria, it will simply signal that there is no longer any reason for the Republican Party to exist.
... and now War for no discernible reason
It would be his crowning achievement.
God forbid that this man would have been elected in 2008. It would have been FAR worse than having Obama in office.
get rid of McLame and nancy Graham
The republican plan is to vote no. Is there some need for a different plan?
“I would just assume that anyone who follows McCains advice is going to be primaried and will have increased their chances of losing.”
In SC expect several “true conservatives” to split the vote against Graham.
Senator McCain & Senator Graham.....I suggest you sit in chairs and calmly view & listen to every word you uttered in answer to reporters today on the White House driveway. An objective conclusion by any balanced sane human being would be that it is POTUS Obama that is the problem. No....McCain & Graham...we cannot trust Obama, never, ever!!! Instead of suggesting we back him and approve his attack plans for Syria, I urge to impeach him (Obama) for he is both the cause and reason for the chaos in the Middle East!!! Description of McCain/Graham....Idiots!!!
Obama assures Netanyahu on Iran
“Obama told Netanyahu that the confrontation with Syria did not negatively impact on the Iranian situation, and that the two situations were completely different.”
Iran: If Syria Is Attacked, It Will Strike U.S., Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey, Israel, As Well As E.U. Interests; Israel Will Be Destroyed
I hate to say it but the simple fact is that those chemical weapons are safest in the hands of Assad.
It's 'effing outrageous that we're de facto backing al Qaeda in a Syrian cival war. I don't know what Assad has done to America but I sure as hell remember what al Qaeda did to America.
McCain’s endorsement is almost a guarantee that something is a tremendously bad idea.
Someone needs to tell me again why I voted for this jerk
For the old reason “the lesser of two evils”... we had poor choices, to say the least.
Obama is still the much larger problem, to say the least...
Repeat the above a trillion times.
I wish the NV had kept the worthless bastard.
I think we need to come up with something more constructive than that...
Be serious, nobody here voted for McCain in the primary — but in the general, you know what the only choices were. Throwing votes away is nothing to be proud of.
McCain is overdue at fhe Senility Sanctuary.
After an hourlong meeting with Mr. Obama at the White House, Mr. McCain emerged with Senator Lindsey Graham, Republican of South Carolina, to say that the two senators discussions with Mr. Obama in the Oval Office had been encouraging.
Not only that, but President You Didn't Build That's shoes have been licked squeaky clean.
As the pretty woman just said on Fox Five—it’s not the Republicans responsibility to have an alternate plan; it’s the President’s duty to have one.
Bingo. Nobody will listen to McLame.
So, what about Benghazi? If we want to discuss a military action, that’s where we should concentrate some military force.
This bears repeating.
I suspect that a lot of conservatives from other states will be willing to help underwrite (at legal levels) the challenger's races (primary and general).
Ah, “credibility,” that old slippery slope that got us into both Korea and Vietnam.
Quick!!!! Dispatch Code Pink and all of our Human Shields to protect Al Queda fighters battling the Iran Revolutionary Guards within Syria
The Viet Cong and Chicoms didn’t nickname McCain “Songbird” for nothing.
Our dock mate flew with John McCain.........very arroant, he cheated in cards, terrible pilot, no one was surprised when he went down, and many weren’t surprised that he survived the POW camp. Lots of interesting stories but I always gave McCain the benefit of doubt regarding his imprisonment.
Let’s see, he claims to be a Republican.
But he acts like a Democrat (”He urged Congress to support Obama.”), he talks like a Democrat and walks their walk .....hmmmm.
It’s a good thing he’s a Republican. We almost stepped in this piece of ....
Senator McCain, thank you for your wonderful service in the military that is; now it time for you to retire, or even better let primary you with a tea party member. I’ve heard enough of your crazy RINO comments.
McCain was beat about the head too much while he was in Viet Nam. Not only has he lost credibility, he has lost all reason.
Linseed is facing three good, solid conservative primary opponents.
Which is not a bad idea, since if Linseed doesn't gain a majority, there will be a run-off vs the highest ranking conservative.
Which is exactly the scenario that Ted Cruz followed in defeating prohibitive favorite Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst in Texas.
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