Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), who ran for president in 2008, joined the chorus of other conservatives wary of the demands some of the 2016 GOP contenders are floating for future debates.
“I think their complaints are legitimate, but come on, man up and move on,” McCain said while in the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, according to Reuters. “I think it’s OK if the temperature isn’t exactly 67 degrees.”
When asked whether he made his own debate conditions during his White House run against then Sen. Barack Obama, McCain said he did not.
“I should have. I don’t know why I didn’t. Maybe I’d have done better,” McCain said. “I should have said, ‘Barack Obama’s only allowed one answer. How’s that?’ It never crossed my mind, to tell you the truth.”