John McCain Refuses to Comment on Trump’s Flag Burning Tweet: ‘That’s My Choice!’

‘I’m not commenting on Mr. Trump’s comments’

‘Because That’s My Choice!’: John McCain Refuses to Comment on Trump’s Flag Burning Tweet (Mediaite)

Well, it appears one Republican lawmaker in Washington doesn’t want to deal with questions revolving around President-elect Donald Trump’s latest self-made controversy.

Hours after Trump created a debate over the First Amendment by tweeting out that he felt those who burned the American flag should face prison or loss of citizenship, CNN’s Manu Raju caught up with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to get his take. And McCain wasn’t biting.

The famously gruff former Presidential nominee began by saying that there was a Supreme Court decision already made on the issue but he didn’t approve of it. He added that he felt people should express themselves in other ways.

Video files
Full
Compact
Audio files
Full
Compact
Similar stories
Jake Tapper Congratulates and Thanks John McCain ‘Since President Trump Would Not Do It’
Sykes: ‘The Grace and the Dignity of John McCain Is in Such a Dramatic Contrast to Donald Trump’
Barnicle: Trump Knows He Will Never Be Able to Measure up to John McCain
Trump: I Do Not Owe John McCain an Apology
Ivanka Trump: ‘The World Mourns the Loss of a True Hero and a Great Statesman’ John McCain