An angry Sen. John McCain made a promise Tuesday that he’ll have a hard time keeping.
After being bombarded by reporters with questions about President-elect Donald Trump’s various Cabinet decisions and recent statements, the Arizona Republican had had enough.
A testy John McCain to reporters: “I will not speak about Donald Trump, and I do not want to be asked again.”
— Sabrina Siddiqui (@SabrinaSiddiqui) November 29, 2016
Sen. John McCain just told congressional reporters he would stop answering any questions at all if we kept asking him about Donald Trump.
— Paul McLeod (@pdmcleod) November 29, 2016
McCain in classic McCain form today: Don’t ask me about Trump, and tell all your friends to stop asking me about Trump.
— Kristina Wong (@kristina_wong) November 29, 2016
Sen. McCain just now: I will not discuss anything with you if you keep asking about Donald Trump.
— Lissandra Villa (@LissandraVilla) November 29, 2016
“I will not talk about Donald Trump,” says Sen. John McCain. “And that is my right.”
— Matt Laslo (@MattLaslo) November 29, 2016
Can someone tell John McCain it’s part of his duties as US Senator to serve as a check on presidents? https://t.co/5JZCChow2o
— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) November 29, 2016
As Trump is set to assume the office of the presidency in January, McCain is certain to be be asked about him regularly moving forward. Whether he answers is up to him.