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Warmonger John McCain Says This Huge Politician Is Working for Putin

Ever since Trump took the White House, the establishment has been dredging up old Russophobic fears to attack anyone who doesn’t toe the party line. It seems like anyone in power who offers a different opinion is immediately labeled a Russian agent and accused of having ties to Putin. These accusations are now being thrown around so flippantly that they are losing their power and meaning.

Take for instance what recently happened on the Senate floor between Rand Paul and John McCain. While McCain was arguing in favor of letting the nation of Montenegro join NATO, which obviously would stoke more tensions between the US and Russia, he criticized Senator Paul for not backing the bill by saying that “You are achieving the objectives of Vladimir Putin,” and that if anyone opposes the bill, “they are now carrying out the desires and ambitions of Vladimir Putin and I do not say that lightly.”

Rand Paul responded by raising an objection, and leaving the room without saying a word. McCain then doubled down on his hysterical rhetoric. “The only conclusion you can draw when he walks away is he has no argument to be made. He has no justification for his objection to having a small nation be part of NATO that is under assault from the Russians. So I repeat again, the senator from Kentucky is now working for Vladimir Putin.”

Methinks this doddering old warmonger needs to be put out to pasture. (For more from the author of “Warmonger John McCain Says This Huge Politician Is Working for Putin” please click HERE)

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After Double-Digit Win, Establishment McCain Will Face Establishment Democrat in November

John McCain, R-Ariz. (F, 34%) fended off a primary challenge from Kelli Ward in the Arizona Senate Republican primary Tuesday night, leaving Grand Canyon state conservatives with a lose-lose situation going into November.

Multiple outlets called the race just after 8:30 p.m. local time, with initial returns showing McCain at a 20-point margin over Ward with a final breakdown of 55-35 percent of the vote.

Ward, a 47-year-old osteopathic physician and former state legislator, ran a hardline, anti-establishment campaign that tried to tap into the populist wave precipitated by the rise of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. However, her fiery rhetoric and supposed Tea Party street creds failed to pass the muster necessary to obtain key endorsements from national conservative groups like Club for Growth and the Senate Conservatives Fund.

Ward told Conservative Review in an interview earlier this year that she believed in many of the same “populist conservative values” as Donald Trump, hitting the incumbent senator on his record on the Armed Services Committee and his previous actions on immigration.

“[McCain] basically failed us [on immigration]. He lied; He said he wanted to build a [border] fence and then he ran right to the gang of eight amnesty bill, and the comprehensive immigration reform that we all know is code for amnesty,” she said in the interview. “So that on the ground here in Arizona is very, very important.”

“Stop holding hearings,” she added later, “Stop holding town halls, stop writing letters and actually do something for the veterans who served our country so honorably.”

In recent days, Ward even went after McCain’s age, saying that the 80-year-old establishment Republican could die on the job, if re-elected. “I’m a doctor. The life expectancy of the American male is not 86. It’s less,” she said in an interview with Politico.

According to a report at Politico Monday morning, McCain was already preparing for a narrow win, saying: “It’s not so much I think it’s close. I just don’t think you should heighten expectations … The one thing you never want to do in politics is heighten expectations. You always want to lowball it. That’s just the best way to handle it. Plan for the worst and hope for the best.”

Much like the case of Paul Nehlen’s failed campaign against Speaker Paul Ryan (F-53%) in Wisconsin, riding Donald Trump’s coattails did not translate into victory for a Republican primary challenger. Voters didn’t buy it and the establishment won.

Now, McCain is looking ahead to what is sure be the toughest general election fight of his political career against Arizona Rep. Anne Kirkpatrick, (F-13%) who is bringing the full force of the national Democratic Party, and will have to do so with almost no momentum from his own primary, in a state where he has a longstanding favorability problem, going back to a when he ranked as the least popular senator in the country in 2014, according to Public Policy Polling.

In November, Barry Goldwater’s senate seat will either go to an establishment Republican with an atrocious voting record across the board or an establishment Democrat who consistently votes along party lines.

For conservatives, Tuesday night’s results in Arizona present a no-win situation. (For more from the author of “After Double-Digit Win, Establishment McCain Will Face Establishment Democrat in November” please click HERE)

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John McCain Is in the Fight of His Political Life in the Age of Donald Trump

After 30 years in the Senate, during which he transformed himself from war hero into political icon, John McCain now finds himself in more jeopardy than at any time during his political career. And for much of that, he can blame Donald Trump.

This reelection campaign, his fifth, is forcing the Arizona Republican to do battle on multiple fronts, testing his political dexterity in ways unlike any of his previous races, including two unsuccessful bids for the presidency.

First he must clear his primary Tuesday, a day after he turns 80, against an arch-conservative whose campaign received a late six-figure boost from a Trump donor. Then, assuming he wins the nomination, he must move into a general election just two months away against a well-funded Democrat, U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, whose campaign is wrapping McCain’s support for Trump around the veteran Republican’s neck in a bid to drive up Latino turnout.

McCain insists that he will not alter his high-wire campaign strategy, which basically involves steadfast support for Trump while also reserving the right to regularly criticize the GOP nominee when he does or says something objectionable. (Read more from “John McCain Is in the Fight of His Political Life in the Age of Donald Trump” HERE)

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McCain Fundraiser Faces Felony Drug Charges in Arizona

John_McCain_-_Guard_Association_of_the_United_States_General_Conference (1)A campaign fundraiser for Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was arrested this week after officers found drugs and an active meth lab at her home in Arizona, The Huffington Post reported.

Emily Pitha, who arranged fundraising events for McCain as a subcontractor, faces felony charges stemming from the fact law enforcement officers found “very explosive, very deadly” material at her home on Tuesday.

The McCain campaign has terminated its relationship with Pitha, who previously worked for Republican Sens. Jeff Flake and Jon Kyl, according to her LinkedIn profile.

“We commend the hard work and dedication of our law enforcement officers in their fight to keep our community safe from illegal drugs and associated criminal activity,” McCain spokesman Ryan O’Daniel said in a statement after the incident . . .

Pitha was taken into custody on felony drug charges, including manufacturing of narcotic drugs, possession of dangerous and narcotic drugs, and transportation of dangerous drugs, possession of drug lab equipment, and possession of marijuana. She also faces charges of child endangerment, as two children were living at the home. (Read more from “McCain Fundraiser Faces Felony Drug Charges in Arizona” HERE)

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John McCain Just Revealed BEST Person to Take on ISIS–It’s Not Who You’d Expect

When a reporter from TMZ caught up with Sen. Jon McCain in the Los Angeles airport, McCain added an element to his existing list of policy steps to fight ISIS: the man who should be in charge of that effort.

“John McCain,” the senator replied when asked who should lead the fight to take out ISIS.

“John McCain running for president!” the reporter then exclaimed.

“I’m staying out of that part of it,” McCain replied with a smile.

McCain referenced a number of statements and on-the-record pieces he’s authored on how to defeat ISIS. One was issued Wednesday on the site Globalo.

“ISIL has now created a terrorist safe haven in Iraq and Syria that has attracted thousands of foreign fighters, including hundreds from Western Europe and the United States. This poses a direct risk to U.S. national security and threatens to erase the gains in Iraq that nearly 4,500 brave young Americans have given their lives to achieve,” McCain wrote. (Read more from “John McCain Just Revealed BEST Person to Take on ISIS–It’s Not Who You’d Expect” HERE)

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McCain Faces Toughest Reelection of His Career

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is facing what may be the toughest reelection of his Senate career in an unpredictable presidential year, when many voters are angry with Washington.

Early polls show McCain tied with his Democratic challenger, Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick (D-Ariz.), at around 40 percent despite having nearly 100-percent name recognition in the state he has represented in either the Senate or House since 1983.

“The basic problem for John McCain is the same kind of thing that faces a lot of incumbents right now. He’s been there a long time. People are leery of Washington. They don’t like Washington,” said former Republican Rep. Jim Kolbe, who served 18 years alongside McCain in Arizona’s congressional delegation . . .

McCain’s path to victory is complicated by the likelihood the GOP ticket will be headed by Donald Trump, who has an overwhelmingly negative rating among Hispanic voters, a powerful and growing electoral bloc in Arizona.

Trump has scheduled three events in Arizona Saturday with an eye on the winner-take-all presidential primary Tuesday. He will campaign with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, whose get-tough approach to illegal immigration has made him a national lightning rod. (Read more from “McCain Faces Toughest Reelection of His Career” HERE)

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John McCain Shamefully Says He Would Vote for Planned Parenthood Funding

The Republican Party in the largest county in Arizona will not endorse John McCain, in part because he said he would be willing to vote to fund Planned Parenthood.

The Maricopa County Republican Party endorsed “anybody but McCain” on Saturday by a vote of 921-to-582.

County Chairman Tyler Bowler said “many activists” expressed their view that “Senator McCain’s recent vote to increase the national debt to more than $20 trillion, while fully funding Planned Parenthood, was a clear message that he is more inclined to choose President Obama and Harry Reid over the will of the Arizona voters in order to retain his D.C. Establishment power.” McCain has voted to raise the debt ceiling about half of the times the option has come before the Senate . . .

McCain’s mixed, moderate record is increasingly out-of-step in the socially conservative Arizona GOP.

After the Center for Medical Progress released undercover footage showing national figures in the abortion industry haggling over the prices of aborted babies’ body parts, Sen. McCain became an original co-sponsor of a bill to defund Planned Parenthood. “The appalling footage that has been released over the last several weeks has made it abundantly clear that taxpayers should not be forced to pay for such disturbing activities,” he said last July. “It is long past time we stop sending American tax dollars to this scandal-plagued group and start doing more to protect the health and well-being of women, mothers, and their families.” (Read more from “John McCain Shamefully Says He Would Vote for Planned Parenthood Funding” HERE)

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Watch: John McCain Chased off Navajo Reservation in Arizona

McCain1Activists associated with the Navajo Native American tribe in Arizona forced Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Republican Gov. Doug Ducey off their lands after the politicians were on the land to celebrate Navajo Code Talkers Day on Aug. 15.

Upset with the recent Gold King Mine spill that affected the Animas and San Juan Rivers in Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado, members of the Navajo community questioned the leaders on the federal government’s lack of response and speed to clean up the millions of toxic chemical still residing in the waters.

“I keep saying when are we going to hear from the White House? Not a word,” President Begaye of the Navajo Nation said, according to Native News. “When somebody wins the Super Bowl or an NBA championship, they get a call, right? And when something like this happens and people are suffering, nothing.”

The spill was caused by employees of the Environmental Protection Agency, a department of the federal government that oversees greenhouse gases and climate change statistics, among other responsibilities. They were reportedly inspecting the abandoned Gold King Mine when the spill was triggered.

The sludge is believed to contain mercury, arsenic and lead, rendering the water useless for bathing, drinking or any other necessity, Raw Story reported. (Read more from “John McCain Chased off Navajo Reservation in Arizona” HERE)

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Ben Carson Comes Out With an Announcement About Trump-McCain Feud

Earlier this month, Ben Carson stood out within the GOP presidential primary field by speaking positively about Donald Trump in the wake of his controversial statements about illegal immigrants. With Trump currently embroiled in another scandal involving his perceived insult regarding Arizona Sen. John McCain’s military record, Carson has once again come to his rival’s defense.

According to a recent Washington Post report, Carson downplayed the controversy, suggesting that it “seems petty” to focus so much attention on a single comment. Speaking to reporters in Virginia this week, the retired neurosurgeon added that Trump’s statement has been misinterpreted.

“I’m not sure from listening to what he said that he thinks that Mr. McCain is not a hero,” Carson explained. “He has repeatedly said yes, he is a hero, so I don’t know where that comes from that he’s disqualified.”

Carson’s personal stance on whether McCain should be considered a war hero has evolved somewhat over the past several days, however. In the immediate aftermath of Trump’s controversy, Carson said the distinction “depends on your definition of a war hero.” (Read more from “Ben Carson Comes out With an Announcement About Trump-McCain Feud” HERE)

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Trump Slams McCain; Wants More Christians to Immigrate to US

By Leo Hohmann. Donald Trump, married three times, the ruthless business titan in reality TV shows, might not appear to be the knight in shining armor that attracts Christian voters in the crowded 2016 Republican primary. . .

But is there something in those steely blue eyes and mop of blond hair, with all his worldly success at making money, that could make him the warrior of the right?

Trump started rising in the polls after making the comment that Mexico is “not sending their best” to America and that among those coming in illegally are a high percentage of rapists, murderers and other violent felons.

But that’s not all Trump is saying. He’s also speaking up for Syria’s persecuted Christians.

Though you won’t read about it in the establishment media, Trump has been making repeated comments about persecuted Christians in Syria and the difficulty they’ve had in coming to the West as refugees or asylum seekers.

At a speech in Las Vegas last weekend, Trump said those persecuted for their Christian faith by Muslims in Syria ought to be brought to America. And, if he were president, he’d make sure they get a one-way ticket to that safe haven. (Read more from “Trump Slams McCain, Wants More Christians to Immigrate to US” HERE)

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Trump Calls McCain ‘Dummy’ as Feud Intensifies

By Dan Nowicki. The bad blood between Sen. John McCain and Donald Trump is getting worse, with the celebrity real-estate titan attacking the veteran Arizona Republican on Twitter Thursday as a “dummy.”

The feud began after McCain, the 2008 Republican presidential nominee, distanced himself from Trump’s much-criticized comments that illegal immigrants from Mexico bring crime and drugs to the United States and are “rapists.”

It escalated Saturday when Trump, the controversial 2016 GOP presidential candidate, mocked McCain as an “incompetent” politician at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center. The pro-Trump crowd booed the mention of McCain’s name. After the event, Trump denounced McCain as potentially vulnerable in his 2016 Senate re-election race . . .

State Sen. Kelli Ward, R-Lake Havasu City, on Tuesday launched a primary challenge against McCain.

“This performance with our friend out in Phoenix is very hurtful to me,” McCain, a longtime immigration-reform champion, said referring to Trump. “Because what he did was he fired up the crazies.” (Read more from this story HERE)

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