Senator Harry Reid: "I Can't Stand John McCain"
Tell us what you really feel, Harry Reid.
On Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry “This war is lost” Reid told reporters that Joe Lieberman does not vote right on Iraq.
He also told reporters, “I can’t stand John McCain.”
Of course, this isn’t what he said a couple months ago:
Reid said he admired and respected John McCain.
The Review Journal reported:
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., defended Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman on Wednesday after the former Democratic vice presidential nominee accepted a speaking slot at next month’s Republican convention in Minnesota.
“He has a close personal relationship with John McCain. I don’t fully understand why he does,” said Reid, who said Lieberman called Tuesday from the Republic of Georgia to alert him to the move.
“I told him last night, ‘You know, Joe, I can’t stand John McCain.’ He said, ‘I know you feel that way,’ ” Reid said.
But Reid said he would continue to resist calls from the Democratic Party’s base to strip Lieberman, now an independent, of his Senate positions for his disloyalty.
“All my close votes, he’s always with me, whether it’s the budget or energy issues,” Reid said. “No matter what it is, he’s always with us. He just does not vote right on Iraq… Why would I want to throw away a good vote?”
The Dems will dump Joe Lieberman after the votes are counted on November 5.
Once Democrats have a clear majority– he’s gone.