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'Don't react to it': Cindy McCain, wife of the late Republican senator, explains the 'tipping' point that led her to endorse Democrat Joe Biden

Posted On: Oct 22, 2020   |   Posted By: Business Insider

'Don't react to it': Cindy McCain, wife of the late Republican senator, explains the 'tipping' point that led her to endorse Democrat Joe Biden

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Cindy McCain, philanthropist and wife of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, explained the moment President Donald Trump crossed the line and spurred her decision to endorse his opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Speaking at a "Republican Veterans for Biden-Harris" panel with other members of her party, McCain described what was a "very important issue" facing Americans ahead of the 2020 US presidential election.
"I'm a Republican... and I have no intention of changing my party," McCain said to the panel. "That's not why I'm here. But I do believe that we need to do what's right for this country."
McCain recounted the numerous times Trump had disparaged her late husband, a longtime senator known for working with his Democratic colleagues to pass legislation. Throughout his candidacy, presidency, and even after the senator's death, Trump often derided John's public service, which included being captured and tortured for over five years during the Vietnam War.
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