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McCain blasts Rand Paul drone filibuster: ‘I don’t think what happened yesterday is helpful to the American people’

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Politics,Beltway Confidential,Charlie Spiering

Sen. McCain this morning criticized Sen. Rand Paul’s filibuster yesterday for damaging the conversation about drone warfare. After reading a critical editorial from the Wall Street Journal, McCain called Paul’s concerns “totally unfounded.”

“I don’t think that what happened yesterday was helpful to the American people,” McCain said heatedly calling for a more civil discussion about how to properly manage drone warfare.

“Somehow to allege that the United States of America, our government, would drop a drone Hellfire missile on Jane Fonda borders on the ridiculous,” McCain scoffed.

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