America should side with “those fighting tyranny,” said Sen. John McCain. MARKO DJURICA/REUTERS
Washington Post: A Trump administration thaw with Russia is ‘unacceptable,’ McCain says
Sen. John McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, sent his first shot across the bow of President-elect Donald Trump’s national security plans Tuesday, saying that any attempt to “reset” relations with Russia is unacceptable.
“With the U.S. presidential transition underway, Vladimir Putin has said in recent days that he wants to improve relations with the United States,” McCain (R-Ariz.) said in a statement released by his office.
“We should place as much faith in such statements as any other made by a former KGB agent who has plunged his country into tyranny, murdered his political opponents, invaded his neighbors, threatened America’s allies and attempted to undermine America’s elections,” he said.
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WNU Editor: As I had expected .... it was not going to take long before U.S. Senator McCain's animosity towards President-elect Trump .... and disagreement on his foreign policy .... was going to make the news.
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