The Battle Over McCain’s “Not Too Important” Remark

The two camps spar over McCain’s “Today” comment about it being “not too important” when he estimates American forces can come home from Iraq.

Click above to watch original remarks, and read the full exchange here.

MCCAIN CAMP’S SIDE: What was “not too important” was McCain’s estimate of when troops will come home — not the fact they come home at all.

Read comments from Thune, Lieberman and the campaign here.

DEMOCRATS’ SIDE: McCain is “confused” and “unbelievably out of touch” when it comes to the war and American troops in Iraq.

Read comments from Kerry, Rice, Biden, Pelosi and Emanuel here.

ABC’s Tapper: Is the Obama team playing the age card?

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