Skip to comments.John McCain Censured by Arizona Republicans in Landslide Vote
Posted on 01/11/2014 8:17:07 PM PST by montag813
McCain subject of unprecedented embarrassment
The Maricopa County Republican Committee, the states largest Republican group, censured Senator John McCain for long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats.
This official censuring of McCain happened during the annual mandatory meeting of the Maricopa County Republican Committee. Nearly 1,500 precinct committeemen (PCs) were in attendance. The vote to censure McCain passed overwhelmingly 1,150 in support with only 351 opposed.
After McCain held several closed door town halls on amnesty last year, state Republicans expressed their outrage with his stance on rewarding illegal aliens with citizenship.
McCain betrayed the state by proclaiming his intent to "Complete the Dang Fence" when running in his 2010 primary, then turning around and pushing through last year's "Gang of 8" Senate amnesty bill that would gut border security and hand tens of millions of illegals instant legalization.
McCain also opposed attempts to defund ObamaCare, pushed to arm Al Queda-backed "rebels" in Syria, and shamed his state when he was photographed with a Syrian terrorist who had kidnapped and tortured 11 civilians.
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Hit the road, Gramps.
Well,well....this is a NICE development.
For anyone that thinks McCain is embarrassed by this, I have a bridge in Brooklyn for sale.
~~~After McCain held several closed door town halls on amnesty last year~~~
Choosing to die on the same political hill that Bush43 chose to die on (as another FReeper put it years ago).
In the midst of the worst American economy since the Great Depression, in the midst of the lowest employment numbers in 30 years.
You can’t fix stupid.
Especially if it’s a liberal or a RINO selling their soul to someone.
too bad the illegals and dims keep reelecting McShamey
Would this be considered a first step towards impeachment or recall?
America demands Justice for the Fallen of Benghazi!
Sounds great. Is this likely to, in any way, hinder his efforts to further damage to the country?
I kept looking for the John Semmons semi-news tag, but evidently this is for real!
Good this happened, but I don’t think for a minute this bothers McPain in the least or his primary supporters in AZ.
Yup. That dried-up old dog turd does *not* care about criticism (unless it comes from his buddies "across the aisle").
Not an exaggeration. There was Campaign Finance Reform, aka McCain/Feingold, and he is the undisputed champion of Glowbull Warming legislation and that's the tip of the iceberg.
Too bad it couldn’t have been back in ‘10 when J.D. Haworth challenged him for the nomination.
Ten bucks says he’ll pull an Arlen Sphincter before he retires.
What McCain thinks isn’t important, but what the AZ Republicans decided is extremely important.
Does McCain ever vote against Reids bills anymore?
You know, that really wouldn't surprise me. McCain only ran as a Republican because Arizona is a "red" state.
Agreed. Let's hope they have not kidded themselves into thinking McCain will change his liberal ways after being censured. They must follow up with an aggressive campaign to rid the state of that turd by supporting a solid conservative.
McCain is unfit for political office.
I have always said that something is just not right with this man.
To put it bluntly, he gives me the creeps.
Not if Busy Boehner has anything to say about it. He still wants to reach out and tough somebody’s hand.
I think someone is trying to cover their asses
It’s a landslide! A landslide I tell you!
True, given AZ rolled over for McCain’s reelection.
As a Zonie, I’ll say this. MANY of the local govts are total old boys clubs. That’s one issue. Another is the influx of moderates fleeing Cali. Then there’s illegals either voting or having the sympathy of their neighbors who don’t want their good friends and drinking buddy’s deported. And trust me, there are a LOT of people like that here.
Lastly all you need to do is search the old threads to see how JD was savaged. By Conservatives. Sure he had his issues. His TV commercials did him few favors. But the mentality displayed on those threads contributed to Johnny’s last win.
Unfortunately you will likely see it all repeated if McCain does in fact run again.
(He is an "undocumented Democrat".)
Kudos, btw, to whomever came up w the term.
thats my bridge! For those that think Obama cares about America
I too remember J.D. being savaged here on FR. The Dems have electing their boy Johnny down to a science, and they darn near got that drek Carmona elected because Jeff Flake is a worthless Rino bum.
He won’t be embarrassed, but he will be become livid. When does McCain’s Senate term end again?
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McCain does not care. Arizona would reelect him again tomorrow no matter what he does.
Damn...that is one hell of a photo...the real McCain.
A U.S. Senator (or Congressman) can neither be impeached nor recalled.
The Constitution makes no provision for removal of an elected federal official save death, resignation or electoral defeat. He can be expelled, though, by the body to which he was elected.
Exactly what does censuring in the state mean?
Hopefully he has hit the end of the road of his political career. Let’s hope so at any rate.
McCain must have an empty and lonely life to prefer the company of Chuck Schumer, Dick Durbin and beltway reprobates over a comfortable retirement enjoying his family and his wife’s fortune.
Yeah and I thought I wouldn’t live long enough to witness some sense from AZ voters regarding the ‘$50 lettuce man’.
I remember it well. I also remember how many here defended his endorsement by one very popular ex-governor from Alaska. Anyone who even questioned that was savaged also.
This embarrassment to veterans could have and should have been turned out to pasture long ago. Conservatives helped keep in where he is.
We forget that except for Reagan and Goldwater, we have had no candidate for President since 1932 who was a conservative. And in economic matters Reagan was not as conservative as Goldwater.
Encouraged to see the vote was overwhelmingly in favor of the censure.
I wonder what would happen if a state legislature were to pass a resolution voting no confidence in a sitting senator? I am thinking here of the symbolic effect.
What I remember was his energy he used AGAINST his conservative opponent and his roll over for socialism/obama. It was such a stark contrast - and he had no problem with it. He didn't care - he did what he did to save 'his seat'. He knew the WH wasn't for him - his money to run came from Soros. Juan is the liberals favorite useable 'pet'.
He IS pretty creepy...
They must be serious. Triple dog serious.
That horse ran off years ago so now they decide the barn-door needs closing?
He sold his soul long ago. Now he’s just being blackmailed for selling it.
McCain is unfit for citizenship. He’s a traitor and has been since he ejected over Viet Nam.