Skip to comments.John McCain Hits the Dust
Posted on 01/14/2014 9:54:20 AM PST by LD JacksonEdited on 01/14/2014 11:59:09 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
Although this may seem minor to some - it's encouraging to see that Americans aren't just complaining they're doing some very constructive. We've all discussed John McCain and his flip flopping votes and not just leaning to the left, but joining the left many times.
Hopefully, Ohio will do something similar to John Boehner - they've found a solution for Obamacare so they're definitely on the fight to take back our Country. So there are things we can do as a group if we get organized. Here's the email sent to me last night. This is big and McCain is trying to weasel out.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is frequently characterized by his critics as a RINO Republican in name only but such criticism hit especially close to home on Saturday.
The Maricopa County Republican Party, McCains home county, voted overwhelmingly to censure the 2008 Republican nominee for president for his betrayal of party values, according to the local CBS affiliate.
McCain was admonished for pushing liberal legislation, backing liberal nominees and for assaults on the Constitution and 2nd amendment, the resolution said.
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The vote wasnt even close, with 1,169 voting for censure, compared to just 358 voting against it.
The censure concluded that until he consistently champions our Partys Platform and values, we, the Republican leadership in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for or endorse John McCain as our U.S. Senator.
Here is the resolution as drafted by precinct committeeman Tim Schwartz, according to CBS5 Phoenix:
As leaders in the Republican Party, we are obligated to fully support our party, platform and its candidates. Only in times of great crisis or betrayal is it necessary to publicly censure our leaders.
Today we are faced with both. For too long we have waited, hoping Sen. McCain would return to our partys values on his own. That has not happened. So with sadness and humility we rise and declare:
Whereas Sen. McCain has amassed a long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats, such as amnesty, funding for Obamacare, the debt ceiling, assaults on the constitution and second amendment, and has continued to support liberal nominees;
Whereas this record has been disastrous and harmful to Arizona and the United States; and,
Whereas Sen. McCain has campaigned as a conservative and made promises during his re-election campaigns, such as the needed and welcomed promise to secure our borders and finish the border fence, only to quickly flip-flop on those promises; and whereas McCain has abandoned our core values and has been eerily silent against liberals, yet publicly reprimands conservatives in his own party, therefore
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED that the Maricopa County Republican leadership censures Sen. McCain for his continued disservice to our state and nation, and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that until he consistently championsour partys platform and values, we, the Republican leadership in Arizona will no longer support, campaign for or endorse John McCain as our U.S. senator.
Who can forget that October moment when he actually endorsed his opponent?
That one could leave marks...