John McCain
Mar 2018

There’s a hashtag for that.

Filibuster?

Feb 2018

Closer, but not close enough

Coming up this week: More shutdown theater?

Ed Morrissey Feb 05, 2018 8:41 AM

Get ready for more political football.

Dec 2017

Hatch to Corker: Maybe you should pay better attention.

Nov 2017

“Though not perfect, this bill will deliver much-needed reform to our tax code…”

“The hardest thing to do is to just shut up.”

“one should not assume this is a precondition for my support for the tax bill.”

Uncoordinated.

“We’re optimistic that inserting the individual mandate repeal would be helpful.”

Oct 2017

McCain signs onto Facebook transparency … whatever that means.

Trump’s greatest danger is … success?

Sep 2017

Just what *is* the future of the Graham-Cassidy bill?

Taylor Millard Sep 25, 2017 8:01 AM

Probably failure. And no…it’s not John McCain’s fault.

Jimmy Kimmel was coached by Chuck Schumer

John Sexton Sep 22, 2017 7:21 PM

“Kimmel and his staff also spoke with other activists and organizations opposing Graham-Cassidy…”

Another lay-up opportunity?

Aug 2017

“I’m disappointed I didn’t more eloquently express my sympathy for what Sen. McCain is going through.”

Jul 2017

“We need new leadership in the Senate if they can’t get the job done.”

Get ready for the “waste, fraud, and abuse” excuses.

“They don’t want anything done for the public good. Our incapacity is their livelihood.”

A hard man to keep down

“Dumbstruck.”

“McCain has always been a fighter”

Ed Morrissey Jul 20, 2017 8:41 AM

“Cancer doesn’t know what it’s up against.”

And both are serious

“Mike Pence breaks the tie.”

Jun 2017

“The people who voted for [Trump], it’s almost like ‘Any mammal will do.'”

May 2017

McCain: Putin’s a bigger threat than ISIS

Ed Morrissey May 29, 2017 12:31 PM

“I don’t like it. I just don’t.”

Apr 2017

Senators, heal thyselves.

“This beginning had to happen.”

“This is about country, not party.”

Followed by an air strike on a hospital.

Oh my: McCain backs McConnell on the nuclear option

Ed Morrissey Apr 03, 2017 5:01 PM

Game over?

Gang of three?

Mar 2017

Neil Gorsuch will likely be the end of Senate gang warfare

Gang-busters: Gorsuch confirmation on collision course

Ed Morrissey Mar 30, 2017 2:01 PM

McCaskill: “By the way, Gorsuch was one of the better ones.”

“I think maybe he’s gotten a little unhinged.”

How about Mexico? “Uh … no.”

Feb 2017

If you think the Free Press is being suppressed here you’ve clearly never been to Turkey

Sunday morning talking heads

Allahpundit Feb 19, 2017 8:01 AM

Rejection.

CBS: Petraeus out of running to replace Flynn

Ed Morrissey Feb 18, 2017 11:31 AM

Back to the drawing board?

Jan 2017

McCain: I may vote against Mulvaney for OMB

Ed Morrissey Jan 25, 2017 12:31 PM

Upcoming Trump EO on interrogation “wouldn’t stand a day in court.”

McCain, Graham: We’re voting for Tillerson after all

Ed Morrissey Jan 23, 2017 8:41 AM

“The incoming president gets the benefit of the doubt.”

“Barely, yes.”