John McCain

McCain: GOP must 'listen to people' who back Trump

Dan Friedman, Washington Examiner

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, broke Sunday with GOP colleagues including ally Lindsey Graham by suggesting Republicans rally behind Donald Trump.

Marco Rubio = Jeb Bush without the good manners

If you take Jeb Bush’s policies and record on spending, education and amnesty for illegal aliens and add-in John McCain’s policies and record on amnesty for illegal aliens, bringing Muslims to America and engaging in endless and inconclusive adventures in the Middle East, and then add a dash of support for the Obama and Hillary Clinton disasters in Libya and Syria, plus a strong dose of their views on amnesty and funding left-wing racist organizations, you don’t get a limited government constitutional conservative – what you get is Marco Rubio – Jeb Bush, without the integrity and good manners.

In Celebration Of Ted Cruz’s Tough Tactics In Iowa

Much as the Iowa losers would like to make it otherwise, Hillary Clinton is going to run a smart, technologically savvy, in the moment, ruthless wedge-issue-driven campaign and trying to defeat the Clinton machine using the rules of etiquette as taught at a finishing school for little girls is a sure formula for defeat.

Rick Santorum’s Bizarre and Hypocritical Endorsement of Marco Rubio

Rick Santorum attempted to present himself as an advocate for the all but forgotten interests of America’s working men and women, yet when Santorum exited the campaign he hypocritically chose to endorse Senator Marco Rubio – the leading advocate of open borders and amnesty for illegal aliens; the very policies that Santorum campaigned against.

Sorry Rush, You Missed It On Rubio

We think Rush missed it big time with his comment about Senator Rubio because, based on his record going back to when he was in the Florida legislature, if Marco Rubio is a “full throated conservative” it is because he is all talk on our issues.

Retire John McCain

Erick Erickson, The Resurgent

He wrote the McCain-Kennedy and “Gang of Eight” immigration bills that offered amnesty to millions of illegal aliens. He voted for the Wall Street bailout, to fund the implementation of Obamacare, for the $600 billion “fiscal cliff” tax hike, and to raise the debt limit 14 different times! John McCain lost his way a long time ago and it’s time to replace him with a strong conservative leader who will support and defend the Constitution.

Cruz fires back on citizenship, says McCain is trying to help Rubio

Jesse Byrnes, The Hill

Cruz brushed off McCain's suggestion that it was "worth looking into" the issue, saying the 2008 GOP nominee is simply trying to help Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) win the Republican nomination – because McCain and Rubio share similar issue positions, especially on amnesty.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: GOP’s approval rating hits new low as candidates vie for debate spots

A little over a week out from the first GOP presidential debate, the sixteen declared Republican candidates face the daunting prospect of trying to buck the party’s negative image, please its angry conservative voting base and win the nomination.

Establishment’s Games Will Only Solidify Trump’s Support

RedState.com

A recent poll reveals that Donald Trump’s comments on John McCain were not as damaging as predicted and the establishment’s continued attempts to undermine Trump will only end up making him more popular with a very angry conservative Republican voting base.

Is This The Best The GOP Can Do? Mitt, Jeb and Huck?

A Republican presidential candidate with real limited government constitutional conservative principles and a record that appeals to “the country class” needs to emerge, and emerge fast, before Romney, Bush and Huckabee define the race in terms that will drive grassroots limited government constitutional conservatives away from the GOP, perhaps forever.

McCain's Big Purge

Alex Isenstadt, Politico

Nearly a year ago, tea party agitators in AZ managed to get John McCain censured by his own state party. Now, his political team is engaging in an aggressive and systematic campaign to reshape the state GOP apparatus by ridding it of conservatives & replacing them with allies.

The Exquisite Hypocrisy Of 20 Republican Senators

After 20 Republicans opposed Cruz’s point of order declaring the “CRomnibus” to be unconstitutional our principled conservative compatriots at Heritage Action compiled a list of “what they said then” on amnesty versus how they voted that is such an exquisite example of Washington insider hypocrisy that we have to share it in its entirety.

McCain Worries He's TEAParty's #1 Target in '16

Tony Lee, Breitbart

Sen. John McCain implied that he would run for another Senate term in 2016 and is worried that he is the top target of conservatives and Tea partiers who have never trusted him.

McCain: I Support Rand Paul for 2016

Peter Sullivan, The Hill

John McCain told The New Yorker that he would support Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) for president if Paul is the GOP nominee. “I’ve seen him grow and I’ve seen him mature and I’ve seen him become more centrist," McCain told The New Yorker's Ryan Liaa, who wrote a long profile of Paul.

Tea Party Sets Sights On McCain

Cheryl K. Chumley, Washington Times

Sen. John McCain, 78, is starting to make moves that he’s interested in a sixth term. But the Tea Party is mobilizing against him. Rep. David Schweikert, backed by the tea party crowd, said he’s mulling a run against McCain.

ISIS Leads JMcCain to Reverse on Amnesty Urgency

Tony Lee, Breitbart

After urging nat'l Repubs. not to make illegal immigration an issue in the midterms, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Weds. warned that ISIS is trying to exploit the porous U.S.-Mexico border to carry out terrorists attacks on American soil. 

The Sensible And Constitutional Rand Paul Perspective On The Islamic State

Senator Rand Paul is asking the essential question about our national security policy toward the Islamic State: Has what we’ve been doing worked or not worked? And such a debate and look at results is what the DC national security establishment and the war hawks on both sides of the aisle, such as Hillary Clinton and John McCain, can’t abide.

TELL RICK PERRY NOT TO TURN HIS BACK ON CONSERVATIVES

Rick Perry's hiring of slippery establishment Republican "strategists" Henry Barbour and Steve Schmidt is a slap in the face of conservatives. Sign our letter and tell him that Henry Barbour and Steve Schmidt should pack their bags!

What’s Obama’s Strategy As U.S. Inches Into Another Iraq War?

It appears that Obama is pursuing a two part strategy that involves much more than air drops of humanitarian relief, but no one really knows how deeply into the Middle East's savage religious war Obama plans to take us.