Obama: I Didn’t Honor McCain to Repudiate Clark

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The Senator says his comments Monday about his opponent were not a reference to Wesley Clark’s comment about McCain.

“I think my staff will confirm that was in a draft of that speech that I had written two months ago.”

Also says Clark doesn’t owe McCain an apology. Watch video here and here.

MCCAIN CAMP RESPONSE: “Apparently Barack Obama now thinks that smear attacks on John McCain’s military service are fair game.” Read it here.

The retired general says he won’t back down.

Earlier: Sen. Graham and other McCain supporters continue bashing Clark and Obama. Listen to media call here.

Sen. Graham: “I do believe Gen. Clark has made a huge mistake here. No matter how he sugarcoats it, he’s trying to question John’s service… I just don’t think this is going to sit well with the American voter.”

Read more here.

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