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McCain: Voting between Rand Paul and Hillary Clinton would be ‘tough choice’

Posted By admin On July 31, 2013 @ 9:58 am In Featured Stories,Tile,U.S. News | Comments Disabled

Mario Trujillo
The Hill [1]
July 31, 2013

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) joked that it would be a tough decision to vote for Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) over Democrat Hillary Clinton if both won their party’s presidential nomination in 2016.

“It’s gonna be a tough choice,” McCain said with a laugh when asked about it in an interview with the New Republic [2] published Tuesday.

McCain clarified that he believes Paul is trying to expand the GOP brand, and that he represents the same libertarian-leaning part of the party once represented by his father, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas).

However, McCain heaped praise on another prospective Republican presidential candidate in 2016, Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.). He called Rubio a “valuable candidate for president” and said his push for immigration reform will not impede his presidential prospects, harkening back to his own failed bid in 2008.

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[2] New Republic: http://www.newrepublic.com/article/114082/john-mccain-interview

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