McCain Says Taliban Biding Time Until U.S. Withdraws From Afghanistan

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday criticized the prospect of a drawdown of United States troops in Afghanistan, suggesting that the Taliban is lurking in the weeds.

“The Taliban prisoner says, ‘You’ve got the the watches, we’ve got the time,'” McCain told the “Morning Joe” panel on MSNBC.

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