McCain Tries to Explain “Timetable” Remarks

ABC News

The Arizonan walks back from saying Obama’s plan for a 16-month phased troop withdrawal from Iraq would be “a pretty good timetable” on ABC’s “This Week.”

“Look, it’s not a timetable, as I said. I was asked, ‘How does that sound?’ Anything sounds good to me.”

Watch video above. Full transcript here.

Also discusses his latest attacks on Obama, talks about his abortion, affirmative action positions and stays coy on Veepstakes. Read key quotes here.

Plus: DNC responds to McCain affirmative action remarks.

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