More talk-it-don’t-walk-it BS from the Kneepads & Chapstick Express…
“That has never been truer than today, when Congress must govern with a president who has no experience of public office, is often poorly informed and can be impulsive in his speech and conduct,” McCain continued. “We must respect his authority and constitutional responsibilities. We must, where we can, cooperate with him. But we are not his subordinates. We don’t answer to him. We answer to the American people. We must be diligent in discharging our responsibility to serve as a check on his power. And we should value our identity as members of Congress more than our partisan affiliation.” [emphasis added]
Mavericky McMaverickstain votes with Trump nearly 85% of the time. His Trump Plus/Minus Score, which is the difference between how often he votes with Trump vs how often he’d be expected to vote with him based on Trump’s 2016 margin is a whomping +24.6%.
This isn’t bad if your yardstick is Orrin Hatch or Jim “The Weatherman” Imhofe. But it’s pretty embarrassing if you’re a shit-talking, shit-eating shit-bird like McCain.