The presumptive GOP nominee chastises his rival during Reno, Nevada town hall for only going to Iraq once, despite serving on the foreign relations committee. Watch video above.
Also harps on Obama’s willingness to meet with controversial leaders, says “why is it that Senator Obama wants to sit down with the president of Iran but has not sat down with General Petraeus…” Full remarks here.
Plus: The RNC started a clock on its site Wednesday tracking the number of days it has been since Obama visited Iraq.
Obama camp responds, citing timing of McClellan’s book: “…it seems odd that Senator McCain, who bought the flawed rationale for war so readily, would be lecturing others on their depth of understanding about Iraq.” Full statement here.