Lieberman: I’m Here for McCain “Because Country Matters More Than Party”


The independent Connecticut Senator talks up McCain’s bipartisan record at the GOP convention in St. Paul.

“Both presidential candidates this year talk about changing the culture of Washington, about breaking through the partisan gridlock and special interests that are poisoning our politics.
But only one of them has actually done it.”

“I’m here, as a Democrat myself, to tell you: Don’t be fooled. God only made one John McCain, and he is his own man.”

Also touts his record on Iraq.

Watch video here and read prepared remarks here.

Harry Reid spokesman: “He can give all the partisan speeches he wants, but…the last thing this country needs is another 4 years of the same old failed Bush-McCain polices of the past.” Statement here.

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