Uses stories of his father, grandfather and himself in various U.S. conflicts saying “I detest war,” highlighting lives lost in Iraq, his foreign policy agenda in speech to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council. Watch clip above. Read full remarks here.
Obama camp responds, says in statement: “John McCain is determined to carry out four more years of George Bush’s failed policies…” Full statement here.
Clinton chimes in, says in statement: “While there is much to praise in Senator McCain’s speech, he and I continue to have a fundamental disagreement on Iraq.” Full statement here.