The Legislative District 26 Republican Party in Arizona has passed a formal rebuke
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) for abdicating GOP principles in helping Senate
Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) secure votes to approve several
of President Barack Obama’s controversial nominees.
“Senator John McCain unilaterally negotiated with the Senate Majority
Leader Harry Reid to secure Republican votes necessary to pass a number
of controversial Presidential nominees,” the resolution, which passed
the official GOP body in the state by a 24-13 vote with four abstentions
on Tuesday evening, reads.
The resolution notes that President Obama nominated “Gina McCarthy
for head of the Environmental Protection Agency, an environmental
bureaucrat who supports anti-job/consumer policies,” “Richard Corday to
head the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFRB), an unaccountable,
unconstitutional agency created by the Dodd-Frank legislation,” and
“Thomas Perez as Labor Secretary who has a known record for abusing
power as Maryland’s Labor Secretary, handing political appointments to