• September 30, 2022

Endangered RINO: Kelli Ward Ties McCain in Arizona 41-41

UNITED STATES - MARCH 3: Dr. Kelli Ward, candidate vying for Sen. John McCain's Senate seat, speaks with supporters at the American Conservative Union's CPAC conference at National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Md., on Thursday, March 3, 2016. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)  (CQ Roll Call via AP Images)

GOP challenger has caught up to John McCain in the upcoming August primary.  McCain, who is Hillary’s favorite republican (She actually said so) has been censored by his own state party and who is considered vulnerable in the general election could be retired by Jan 21st of next year.  There are a couple of other candidates but the they are both in the low low single digits.  State party officials could put pressure on them to drop out to enhance Ward’s chance to knock out McCain.  McCain is so liberal, he even embarrasses other RINOs.

McCain’s approval rating among republicans is at an anemic 36%.  McCain leads probable democratic candidate by a 42-36 tally.  Ward beat Rep Ann Kirkpatrick by 37-35.  For a longtime incumbent, McCain is not polling well despite his huge advantage in campaign cash.

Ward Told Breitbart News:

After nearly four decades in DC,  Republicans are used to Establishment John’s six year cycle of election year conservatism. In between, he doesn’t know which team he’s playing for half the time, and he surrenders on all the issues that matter most.

My background as a mother, military wife, and family doctor and my record as an Arizona state senator are attracting strong and growing support because Arizona Republicans want a U.S. Senator who will fix the VA, stop illegal immigration, and finally secure our border. They want a conservative champion for AZ, not DC.

From Breitbart News:

In January 2014, members of McCain’s own party in Arizona officially censured the sitting senator on the basis that he “amassed a long and terrible record of drafting, co-sponsoring and voting for legislation best associated with liberal Democrats.” This entailed “such [things] as Amnesty, funding for ObamaCare, the debt ceiling, assaults on the Constitution and 2nd amendment, and has continued to support liberal nominees.”

Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump held a rally in Phoenix last year that had McCain condemning some Arizonans as “crazies.” McCain said that Trump’s rally was “very hurtful to me,” and elaborated by explaining, “because what he did was he fired up the crazies.”

Calling the 47% of republicans who voted for Trump crazies, probably won’t help his reelection chances.

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