Obama Takes to the Airwaves


Illinois Senator sits for five network interviews Tuesday– on CNN, Fox, CBS, ABC and MSNBC.

On CNN: Goes after McCain hard on foreign policy. On Cuba, says “his charges aren’t serious” and denies plans to normalize relations. “The only person who’s flip-flopped on this issue is John McCain.”

On Iran, suggests McCain has “an obsession” with Ahmadinejad, calls his position identical to Bush’s and “extraordinarily naive.”

On Fox: Does not attack McCain as aggressively. Noted that past presidents have met with rivals, says he would not meet with U.S. opponents right away. Suggests he may not seek to meet with Ahmadinajad, as he is not the most powerful man in Iran.

Says he expects to reach an “important” milestone Tuesday, but has not declared victory and has been “restrained.” Comments on Kennedy medical update.

Earlier: CNN’s Wolf Blitzer tells The Page about his upcoming “Situation Room” interview with the Democratic frontrunner. (Improv performance only took the old pro two takes….)

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