Bill Burton plays Palin card in dinging McCain

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Knocking Susan Rice? Priorities USA Action's Bill Burton suggests Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., shouldn't go there.

Speaking at the Washington Ideas Forum Wednesday morning McCain again pledged that he would vote "no" on current U.N. Ambassador Rice taking over Hillary Clinton's job as Secretary of State, complaining about her treatment of Benghazi. Burton, also at the forum, took issue with McCain later in the afternoon.

"That whole McCain interview this morning was to attack Susan Rice on Benghazi and I think, from the guy who brought us Sarah Palin, he doesn't have a lot of room to attack on qualifications on foreign policy," the pro-President Obama Super PAC co-founder said.

McCain, being interviewed alongside his longtime senate buddy, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called for a select committee to investigate the Sept. 11 incident, which left four Americans dead. "[Rice] can appear before it, convince me and Lindsey of the rightness and correctness of her position, until then, we will maintain the position we have today," McCain said.

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