Cindy McCain Gently Prods Lindsey Graham To Return To The Light

GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 9: XXX during the XX quarter at State Farm Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 09: Cindy McCain, wife of the late U.S. Senator John McCain stands on the sidelines before the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Washington Redskins at State Farm Stadium on Septemb... GLENDALE, AZ - SEPTEMBER 09: Cindy McCain, wife of the late U.S. Senator John McCain stands on the sidelines before the game between the Arizona Cardinals and the Washington Redskins at State Farm Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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Cindy McCain, widow of the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), gently encouraged some of her husband’s closest Republican allies to “begin to move in the right direction,” including Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC), her husband’s closest friend in Congress.

While she did not call out President Trump directly, that’s likely the “direction” she was cautioning against.

Graham is now considered one of President Trump’s closest allies and golfing buddies, a move that many speculate the late maverick senator wouldn’t be a fan of if he were around to witness it. McCain made his disagreements with Trump well known. His famous “thumbs down” vote on the repeal of a portion of Obamacare has haunted Trump’s dreams, and the President’s Twitter timeline, ever since.

And Trump’s grief with John McCain extended beyond the senator’s death. During a visit to Japan earlier this year, a member of the Trump administration reportedly requested that the U.S.S. John McCain name on the famous warship be covered up during Trump’s visit. Trump denied any knowledge of the directive.

“Lindsey has his own political career to worry about and his own political life,” Cindy McCain told ABC News in a new interview. “I would just hope that in the long run, everyone would begin to move in the right direction, including Lindsey or anybody else.”

“Lindsey’s a part of my family,” she continued. “He’s a good friend and I cannot, (and) will not, be critical of Lindsey.”

Read the full interview here. 

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  1. He won’t. He can’t.

  2. Sorry…I prefer an orange jumpsuit and an 8X8 in a supermax for Mr. Graham…

  3. Better takeaway: Cindy McCain, a moral coward and garbage person, fails to criticize the Trump lackeys who stand by Trump whilst he shits on the recently deceased father of her children.

  4. Try setting up a bug zapper instead. At least those are fun to watch.

  5. Avatar for byteme byteme says:

    Sometimes you try to nudge people in the right direction so that you do it in a non-confrontational manner.

    And sometimes you’re just being a weak coward for not being confrontational.

    So hard to know which one this is… ok, no it’s not so hard.

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