“Politician Kelli Ward is urging Senator John McCain to resign from the Senate. This comes in light of Wednesday`s disclosure that John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer.
Ward offered her condolences, but according to the Hill, told an Indiana Radio Station, “I hope that Senator McCain is going to look long and hard at this, that his family and his advisors are going to look at this, and they`re going to advise him to step away as quickly as possible, so that the business of the country and the business of Arizona being represented at the federal level can move forward.”
Ward will be running for Senate in 2018, and is pitching herself as a replacement following her loss to McCain in the 2016 GOP Senate primary.
I will preface my remarks by declaring that my thoughts and prayers are with John McCain, his family and his friends; America owes him a ton of gratitude for his service as a naval aviator, prisoner of war, and senator.
McCain is a poster boy for serving his counter unselfishly, however he is also a poster boy for term limits.
The senior senator from Arizona has shown no indication of resigning even though his terminal illness renders him incapable of performing his senatorial duties. He tweeted on Thursday: Unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I`ll be back soon, so stand by.
The feisty and cranky octogenarian should have resigned from Congress decades ago. In his six terms as senator he has urged American presidents to go to war against almost every Muslim country. The bellicose blowhard is always on a war footing, in his mind he`s still in Hanoi Hilton.
Kelli Ward may be self-serving in urging McCain to resign, considering she`s pitching herself as his replacement, nevertheless she`s spot on.
McCain should immediately resign and devote all of his time and energy into fighting his brain cancer. It`s a fight he`s destined to lose within the next few months, if not weeks, there is simply no way that an octogenarian can overcome terminal brain cancer. But McCain is a fighter, and we expect him to battle cancer until his last breath.
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