John McCain

John McCain: Hillary Clinton Would Be a "Very Formidable" 2016 Candidate

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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) has said that Hillary Clinton would be "a very strong candidate" in 2016. McCain also praised Clinton's performance as secretary of state, the whole Benghazi fiasco aside. 

From Politico:

Sen. John McCain said Monday that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would be a "very formidable" presidential candidate in 2016.

Speaking in Chicago at an event with Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the Arizona Republican praised Clinton's work as secretary, according to Bloomberg News.

"I don't think there's any doubt that Secretary Clinton would be a very strong candidate," McCain said. "I don't think there's any doubt she has widespread support. Her work as secretary of state, with the exception of this issue of Benghazi — which isn't going away — I think has been outstanding. I think she would be viewed by anyone, Republican or Democrat, as a very formidable candidate for 2016."

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