Sunday, November 20, 2016

U.S. Senator John McCain Tells President-Elect Donald Trump: 'I Don't Give A Damn – No Waterboarding' Under Trump



Politico: McCain warns Trump on torture, waterboarding

Republican Sen. John McCain issued a fiery warning to President-elect Donald Trump on the subject of torture Saturday.

“I don’t give a damn what the president of the United States wants to do. We will not waterboard,” McCain told an audience at the annual Halifax International Security Forum. “We will not torture people … It doesn’t work.”

Trump has repeatedly said that he would use much harsher measures against suspected terrorists. “We have to fight fire with fire,” he said at a June campaign rally, adding that the U.S. would have to “fight so viciously and violently” against the Islamic State.

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6 comments:

fazman said...

Trump has this right. A low level foot soldier can not divulge what he does not know BUT when you are certain you have caught a big fish the rule book needs to go in the trash.

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TWN said...

McCain is delusional, every country uses and will continue to use torture.A lying piece of crap is all he is.

RussInSoCal said...

It wouldn't surprise me to see McCain caucus with the Democrats at some point during the Trump presidency.

RRH said...

A sure method of torture would be to tie them to a chair and make them listen to recordings of McCain's rants.

Bob Huntley said...

“We will not torture people … It doesn’t work.” 'But if I thought it did work ......'