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Russian TV host invites McCain on popular talk show

A Russian state television presenter said Sunday he had invited US Senator John McCain to appear on his chat show to discuss his views on Syria. Vladimir Solovyov, known for his pro-Kremlin stance, said he had invited the Republican senator, who opposes Russia’s strategy on Syria, to appear on his…

Bipartisan calls to cut off Egyptian aid emerge after military crackdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A growing bipartisan chorus of U.S. lawmakers said on Sunday that the United States should suspend its $1.5 billion in military and economic aid to Egypt following a violent crackdown on protesters that has left nearly 800 dead. Senator John McCain, a top Republican on the Senate…

McCain blames Obama for U.S. losing credibility in the Middle East

President Barack Obama’s failure to act amid spiralling violence in Egypt has led the US to lose all credibility in the Middle East, senator John McCain said Sunday. The former presidential rival and influential Republican foreign policy voice said Barack Obama’s failure to follow through on a threat to cut…

Senators call for Egypt aid cut after this week’s ‘massacre’

US lawmakers on Sunday called for cutting off military aid to Egypt after its security forces killed hundreds of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi in a four-day “massacre.” US Senator John McCain, who called for suspending the $1.3 billion in annual aid to the military after it overthrew Morsi…

McCain cracks jokes about hostages and waterboarding

Senator John McCain, the US Navy veteran who was tortured during his years in a Vietnam prison, joked Tuesday about the prospect of a colleague being held hostage in Afghanistan and another being waterboarded. McCain made the remarks just days after a hostage drama in Algeria left dozens of hostages…

Senator McCain urges air strikes on Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States should lead an international effort to protect key population centers in Syria through air strikes on President Bashar al-Assad’s forces, Senator John McCain said on Monday. “The ultimate goal of air strikes should be to establish and defend safe havens in Syria, especially in…

McCain: Iraq ‘unraveling’ puts U.S. civilians at risk

WASHINGTON — A leading Republican senator warned Sunday that Iraq was “unraveling” in the wake of the withdrawal of US troops, putting at risk the thousands of American civilians in the country. Senator John McCain, who lost to Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election, blamed the deteriorating situation on…

McCain celebrates Kim Jong-Il’s arrival ‘in a warm corner of hell’

US Senator John McCain voiced satisfaction Monday that late North Korean leader Kim Jong-Il is “in a warm corner of hell” and called for efforts to bring an end to his family’s regime. McCain, a Republican lawmaker who was his party’s nominee for president in 2008, said that Kim subjected…

McCain chides Republican candidates on ‘torture’

Senior US Senator John McCain on Monday rebuked Republican presidential candidates who came out in favor of a harshinterrogation tactic known as waterboarding, bluntly calling it “torture.” “Very disappointed by statements at SC (South Carolina) GOP (Republican) debate supporting waterboarding. Waterboarding is torture,” McCain said on his official Twitter feed. Several of…

Will “Obamacons” turn back to Republicans in 2012?

WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) – In contrast to 2008, Democratic President Barack Obama cannot count on a wave of support for his re-election bid next year from well-known moderate Republicans. Unhappy with Obama’s handling of the economy, conservative backers from three years ago are either sitting on the fence or have thrown…

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