McCain Disses Rand Paul’s Foreign Policy But He’s ‘OK’ With Hillary’s

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton huddles with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, as they prepare to introduce Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry... Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton huddles with Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013, as they prepare to introduce Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., at his confirmation hearing before the committee to become secretary of state, replacing Clinton. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) MORE LESS
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Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) is not down with one of his party’s top presidential contenders on foreign policy — but he sounds pretty amenable to the presumed Democratic frontrunner, Hillary Clinton.

The Associated Press’ Steve Peoples caught up with McCain Wednesday before he appeared at a Foreign Policy Initiative forum in Washington, D.C. The senator weighed in on the foreign policy credentials of Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), who most believe will run for president, and Clinton.

McCain and Paul have sparred over foreign policy for years. Back in summer 2013, when asked about the potential 2016 match-up of Paul and Clinton, McCain said it would be a “tough choice,” though he then told the New Yorker this October that he would support Paul if he were the GOP’s nominee.

And just this week, Paul was jabbing McCain for wanting “15 wars more” during his own panel discussion, as CNN reported Tuesday.

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