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Arizona County’s Republican Committee Votes To Censure Cindy McCain

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An Arizona county’s Republican committee voted to censure Cindy McCain, widow of the late Sen. John McCain (R-Az.), according to multiple reports.

The Maricopa County Republican Committee voted to censure McCain on Saturday, the Arizona Republic reported, citing her support for “leftist causes” like gay marriage, larger government and “others that run counter to Republican values.”

The committee also said she “failed” to support conservative candidates and has “supported globalist policies and candidates,” including Democrats such as President-elect Joe Biden, the newspaper reported.

In the past, members of the McCain family including the late senator, Cindy McCain and their daughter Meghan McCain, have been critical of President Trump. John McCain also caught the ire of the president before he passed from brain cancer in 2018.

Cindy McCain publicly supported Biden’s presidential bid, and even serves on his transition advisory board. Biden won Arizona in the 2020 election, the first Democrat to carry the state since 1996.

The censure also calls her a “troubled individual, with a past riddled with drug abuse and illegalities associated with such behavior.” The Republic notes that McCain has been open about her struggles with addiction to the pain killers Percocet and Vicodin.

The resolution passed by a 4-1 margin among 1,400… (Read more)