McCain Softens Aide’s Comments on Obama Trip


Speaking to reporters, the candidate declines to second spokeswoman Jill Hazelbaker’s claim that Obama’s upcoming overseas trip is a “campaign rally.”

McCain: “I can only give you my opinion, and I will talk to her. The fact is that I’m glad he is going to Iraq. I am glad he is going to Afghanistan.”

“It’s long, long overdue if you want to lead this nation.”

Response from Obama team: “The McCain campaign should stop worrying about Barack Obama‚Äôs travel plans ….” Read full statement.

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