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John McCain Denounces His Support

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Jealous John McCain has been against Trump from the get go. McCain’s latest move to not support Trump’s cabinet pick for OMB is not a surprise.

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The Hill reported: Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) announced Wednesday that he will not support Rep. Mick Mulvaney’s (R-S.C.) nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

McCain stressed his opposition wasn’t personal but focused on Mulvaney’s previous policy positions, accusing the conservative lawmaker of working to “torpedo” Senate efforts to increase defense spending.

“My decision to oppose this nomination is not about one person. It is not about one Cabinet position,” said McCain, the chairman of the Armed Services Committee. “This is not political. This is about principle.”

“[He] has spent his last six years pitting the national debt against our military,” McCain said of Mulvaney.

McCain argued that confirming Mulvaney would effectively pit the White House’s budget office against the Pentagon.

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