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  • Cindy McCain: “We all knew about Epstein. We all knew what he was doing.”

    01/24/2020 8:12:20 PM PST · by bitt · 106 replies
    tiffanyfitzhenry.com ^ | 1/24/2020 | admin
    Speaking at a conference today in Florida Cindy McCain, the widow of late Sen. John McCain, admitted, “We [those in the government and positions of power] all knew about him [Epstein],” but, she says, authorities were “afraid” to arrest the convicted sex trafficker, despite the fact that “everyone knew what he was doing.” “Epstein was hiding in plain sight,” said Cindy McCain. “We all knew about him. We all knew what he was doing, but we had no one that was — no legal aspect that would go after him. They were afraid of him. For whatever reason, they were...
  • Cindy McCain says husband John McCain would be 'disgusted' by state of GOP

    11/12/2019 11:08:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 125 replies
    THE HILL ^ | 11/12/2019 | Rachel Frazin
    Cindy McCain said in a recent interview that her late husband, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), would be "disgusted" by the Republican Party's current state. "I think he'd be disgusted with some of the stuff that's going on," she said in a CNN interview that will air Saturday evening. "He'd be railing against what's going on," she added of her husband, who was a frequent critic of President Trump. "I think John provided a lot of cover for other members. And when he would do it, then they could get behind him kind of thing. And I'm not seeing that." Asked...
  • Cindy McCain Says Country Needs John McCain ‘More than Ever’

    11/09/2019 9:20:15 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 99 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9 Nov 2019 | Joshu Caplan
    Appearing Saturday on CNN’s Axe Files, Cindy McCain reacted to recent happenings in Washington, D.C., saying the United States needs her late husband, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), “more than ever.” A transcript is as follows: DAVID AXELROD: What would John McCain be saying right now? CINDY MCCAIN: I think he’d be disgusted with some of the stuff that’s going on. I really do. He’d be railing against what’s going on. I think John provided a lot of cover for other members and when he would do it, they could get behind him. I’m not seeing a real rudder in the...
  • Cindy McCain says GOP no longer the 'party that my husband and I belonged to'

    09/26/2019 12:36:33 PM PDT · by McGruff · 118 replies
    CNN ^ | September 25, 2019 | Jamie Ehrlich
    Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Sen. John McCain, said on a podcast released Wednesday that the Republican Party is "excluding people for the wrong reasons" and is no longer "the party that my husband and I belonged to." When McCain was asked if Democrats have a chance to win Arizona in 2020, she said she "really can" see the southwestern state going blue. "We have, on my side of the aisle, on the Republican side, we see a local party in Arizona that's not functioning well. And it's excluding people. And it's excluding people for the wrong reasons,"...
  • Cindy McCain Hears No Political ‘Voice Of Reason’ A Year After John McCain’s Death

    08/22/2019 6:15:39 AM PDT · by McQ444 · 38 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 08-21-19 | DAVID KRAYDEN
    Cindy McCain said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that when she listens to the political discourse of the hour she hears no “voice of reason.” McCain talked about the political legacy of her husband, the late Republican Arizona Sen. John McCain, in an interview with ABC News. McCain died Aug. 25, 2018 of a brain tumor. He was the GOP’s presidential nominee in 2008.Describing today’s Republicans as “not the party of Abraham Lincoln … nor the party of Ronald Reagan,” McCain said the political characteristic that most defined her husband — bipartisanship — is virtually absent from the American political...
  • McCain family to support Biden in 2020 race in bid to defeat Trump

    04/24/2019 10:53:10 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 170 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | | April 24, 2019 12:56 PM | Joseph Simonson & Naomi Lim
    The late Sen. John McCain's family plans to support former Vice President Joe Biden's White House bid, backing the Democrat not only in his party's crowded primary race but also in a general election matchup with President Trump, the Washington Examiner has learned. In an extraordinary snub to Trump, who derided McCain's Vietnam War service and mocked him even after his death last August at age 81, the McCain family is preparing to break with the Republican Party. McCain represented the party in Congress for 35 years and was chosen as its presidential nominee in 2008, losing to Barack Obama....
  • 'A wall is not going to fix this': Cindy McCain says [snip] won't curtail human trafficking

    04/13/2019 8:13:16 AM PDT · by Eddie01 · 74 replies
    msn ^ | 4/13/2019 | Dartunorro Clark
    Title: 'A wall is not going to fix this': Cindy McCain says Trump's pet project won't curtail human trafficking Cindy McCain, the widow of GOP Sen. John McCain, on Friday slammed the idea of a wall to curtail human trafficking at the southern border, which President Donald Trump has repeatedly cited as a problem in an attempt to build support for his long-promised barrier. [snip] In her NBC News interview on Friday, McCain also lamented the lack of civility in Washington and said that her husband, who died last August, would have wanted lawmakers to debate one another on the...
  • Cindy McCain posts hateful message she received from stranger (CNN calls this 'News')

    03/20/2019 9:18:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 37 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/20/2019 | Kate Sullivan
    Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain, posted a hateful message she received from a stranger the same day President Donald Trump disparaged her late husband. McCain posted a photo of the private message on Twitter and wrote, "I want to make sure all of you could see how kind and loving a stranger can be. I'm posting her note for her family and friends could see." The message said the sender was "glad" the late Arizona Republican is dead, and called him a "traitorous piece of warmongering s***." The message also attacked her daughter, Meghan McCain, criticizing her...
  • Cindy McCain fires back at Michelle Malkin over CPAC speech

    03/01/2019 10:41:10 PM PST · by rintintin · 63 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | March 2 2019 | Zachary Halaschak
    Cindy McCain hit back at conservative blogger and commentator Michelle Malkin on Twitter after Malkin attacked her late husband, Sen. John McCain, Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference. “You never knew @SenJohnMcCain . You should be so lucky,” the late senator’s widow tweeted. McCain, an Arizona Republican, supported increased border security but also advocated for compromise. He died in August, and attendees from both sides of the political spectrum gathered to pay their respects as he laid in state in both the Arizona Capitol and the U.S. Capitol Rotunda and for his funeral. The former prisoner of war and...
  • Cindy McCain Apologizes After Saying She Saw Human Trafficking at Airport, Which Police Debunked

    02/07/2019 12:40:36 PM PST · by conservative98 · 56 replies
    People ^ | February 07, 2019 | MAURA HOHMAN
    Cindy McCain is apologizing after reporting suspected human trafficking at the Phoenix airport because she saw a woman and child who were not the same race Cindy McCain is apologizing after recently reporting suspected human trafficking at the Phoenix airport because she saw a woman and child together who were not the same race — but her fears turned out to be unfounded. Police investigated and said there was “no evidence” of wrongdoing, according to local news. Initially, the widow of Sen. John McCain told Arizona radio station KTAR on Monday: “I came in from a trip I’d been on...
  • Cindy McCain: ‘I don’t know if I’ll ever get over’ Trump’s attack on husband

    11/21/2018 4:30:28 PM PST · by conservative98 · 126 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 21, 2018 | Tamar Lapin
    John McCain’s widow will “never get over” President Trump attacking her late husband’s record as a war hero because he was “captured,” she said Wednesday. “I don’t know if I’ll ever get over it to be honest but I’m the wife — that’s my prerogative — I don’t have to,” Cindy McCain, 64, said in an interview with the BBC. While on the 2016 campaign trail, Trump said McCain, who spent more than five years as a prisoner of war after his plane was shot down over Vietnam, was only considered a hero because he got captured. “I like people...
  • Cindy McCain says US needs 'a strong leader, not a negative Nancy’

    11/17/2018 4:46:25 PM PST · by conservative98 · 104 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 17, 2018 | Adam Shaw
    It's very humbling to lose and I hope he learns from it," McCain, whose late husband, Sen. John McCain, sparred regularly with Trump, told CBS News. She said she hopes the midterm results will take Trump "back to basics." "I hope he learns from it and realizes that our country needs a strong leader and not a negative Nancy, if I can put it in such a basic term," she said. "We need our president. We need a White House that's strong, we need a White House that's not sparring with each other. And right now I think we're --...
  • Cindy McCain says Trump should learn from midterms: 'It's very humbling to lose' [Barf]

    11/16/2018 5:57:50 AM PST · by kevcol · 66 replies
    Washington Times ^ | November 15, 2018 | Dave Boyer
    The widow of Sen. John McCain said Thursday she hopes President Trump will learn from the Republican Party’s losses in the midterm elections and stops behaving like a “negative Nancy.” . . “I think he’s questioning himself right now, as to where he goes, what he’s doing,” she said.
  • Cindy McCain rips Arizona GOP over mail-in ballots lawsuit: ‘I am one of those mail in ballot

    11/09/2018 7:20:24 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/09/18 09:41 AM EST | JOHN BOWDEN
    Cindy McCain, widow of the late Arizona Sen. John McCain (R), knocked her state's Republican Party on Thursday over GOP-led efforts to change the procedure by which the state counts mail-in ballots. In a tweet, the senator's wife took aim at local GOP groups who this week filed a lawsuit to force the state to stop calling voters to verify that they had mailed in a ballot in the case of ballots where names provided by voters are not immediately clear. "I am one of those mail in ballots. I was under the impression my vote was always counted," McCain...
  • AZ: RACE: JOHN MCCAIN'S WIDOW, CINDY, SLAMS GOP FOR TRYING TO STOP COUNTING MAIL-IN BALLOTS

    11/09/2018 12:35:31 PM PST · by rintintin · 66 replies
    Newsweek ^ | Nov 9 2018 | Alexandra Hutzler
    Cindy McCain, the widow of late Senator John McCain, slammed the Arizona Republican Party for their efforts to stop counting mail-in ballots even as the congressional race between Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema remained too close to call.
  • Why did Republicans lose? One word: McCain

    11/09/2018 8:12:15 AM PST · by bort · 50 replies
    Vanity | Vanity
    I blame McCain. It was Senator McCain who, out of spite, voted thumbs-down on repealing ObamaCare….
  • Gov. Ducey To Reveal John McCain's Successor In Senate: Report [Former Senator Kyl]

    09/04/2018 9:28:27 AM PDT · by hsmomx3 · 114 replies
    Phoenix Patch ^ | 09/04/18 | By Daniel Hampton
    PHOENIX, AZ — Gov. Doug Ducey will reportedly announce John McCain's successor at a news conference Tuesday morning. The Arizona Republic reported the conference is scheduled for 10 a.m. PST at the Arizona State Capitol building in Phoenix.
  • Jon Kyl will be John McCain's successor in the Senate, Cindy McCain says

    Former Republican Sen. Jon Kyl will return to Capitol Hill and be named successor to the late Sen. John McCain, according to Cindy McCain.
  • Arizona governor faces pressure over McCain replacement

    08/26/2018 7:17:11 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 123 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/26/18 | Reid Wilson
    For more than a year, Cindy McCain kept Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) updated on her husband's valiant battle against brain cancer. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) ended that final battle on Saturday, passing away just four days before his 82nd birthday, 32 years after winning his first term in the Senate. Now it falls to Ducey to choose McCain's successor. The first-term governor has already begun considering a list of potential replacements, according to four Republicans either familiar with Ducey's thinking or close to those who have been involved in initial discussions. But...
  • Arizona gov to wait until after McCain's burial to name successor

    08/26/2018 12:00:15 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 94 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 26, 2018 | Michael Burke
    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) will wait until the late Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is buried before naming his successor. "Out of respect for the life and legacy of Senator John McCain and his family, Governor Ducey will not be making any announcements about an appointment until after the Senator is laid to rest,” Ducey's senior adviser Daniel Ruiz II said in a statement to the Arizona Republic. "Now is a time for remembering and honoring a consequential life well lived." McCain died Saturday at 81 after a fight with brain cancer. His death came after his family announced Friday...