INTERVIEW OF THE DAY:
This morning Senators McCain and Graham joined Brian in studio on Kilmeade and Friends and discussed the situation in Crimea at length. Sen. McCain stayed for an extra segment and revealed details of his conversation with Sen Ted Cruz over his CPAC comments.
Check out the entire interview here and the highlights below.
GRAHAM—HOPES WE DON’T LOSE ALASKA!
MCCAIN SAID IT WASN’T AN ACCIDENT THAT THE DAY RONALD REAGAN WAS SWORN INTO OFFICE THE HOSTAGES CAME HOME FROM IRAN
SENATOR GRAHAM & MCCAIN SAID THEIR TURNING POINT WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA WAS OVER SYRIA.
MCCAIN PREDICTED THAT WITHIN SIX MONTHS THERE WILL BE A CONFRONTATION IN THE SOUTH CHINA SEA OVER THE SENKAKU ISLANDS.
GRAHAM—IF YOU ARE THE IRANIANS, AFTER SYRIA AND NOW CRIMEA, DO YOU REALLY BELIEVE THAT BARACK OBAMA WOULD ACTUALLLY USE MILITARY FORCE AGAINST YOU?
CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN OBAMA & PUTIN
WHY HAVE OBAMA AND PUTIN TALKED TWICE FOR AN HOUR AND A HALF? GRAHAM—THE NEXT PHONE CALL HAS TO BE PUTIN CALLING OBAMA BECAUSE WE DID SOMETHING CONSEQUENTIAL. IT IS ALMOST LIKE WE ARE CHANSING HIM AS A SMALL CHILD CHASING AN ADULT. QUIT TALKING TO THE GUY FOR AN HOUR AND A HALF. THIS IS A FIVE MINUTE CONVERSATION. IF YOU CONTINUE TO OCCUPY THE CRIMEA BY FORCE OF ARMS, YOU ARE LYING WHEN YOU ARE SAYING THERE ARE NO RUSSIAN TROOPS, YOU WILL PAY A HEAVY PRICE MR PRESIDENT TURN AROUND YOUR BEHAVIOR!
ON DAVID IGNATIUS
MCCAIN SOUNDED OFF ON THE WASHINGTON POST’S DAVID IGNATUIUS OVER HIS CRITICAL COMMENTS ON SENATOR GRAHAM. MCCAIN , “AND WHOSE FAULT WAS IT DAVID?! THE CONSTANT APOLOGIST FOR THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION, DAVID IGNATIUS.”
GRAHAM EXPLAINED THAT HE CAN NO LONGER BE QUIET AFTER SYRIA. THE SUM TOTAL IS THAT OBAMA HAS BEEN WEAKENED AND INDECSIVE ON MAJOR MULTIPLE FRONTS (SYRIA, SNOWDEN, BENGHAZI) AND IT HAS CAUGHT UP TO US.
MCCAIN CONTINUED ON IGNATIUS—I DIDN’T HEAR IGNATUS CRITICISE THE DEMOCRATIS, INCLUDING CLINTON AND OBAMA WHEN WE WERE DOING THE SURGE…1020…I THINK THAT WAS A MORE CRITICAL TIME THAN NOW. I THINK THERE IS A BIT OF A DOUBLE STANDARD THERE WITH MR. IGNATIUS. I PREDICTED PUTIN WOULD NOT GIVE UP.
GRAHAM—IT IS NOT THE CRITIC, THE QUESTION IS AM I RIGHT?
SENATOR MCCAIN ON CPAC
MCCAIN—DOESN’T MIND IF CRUZ WANTS TO BEAT UP ON HIM, BUT TOOK ISSUE WITH CRUZ TAKING SHOTS AT BOB DOLE.
MCCAIN—TALKED ABOUT THE CONVERSATION HE HAD WITH TED CRUZ OVER HIS COMMENTS ON BOB DOLE.
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Senator John McCain & Senator Lindsey Graham (R-GA) were both LIVE in the Kilmeade and Friends studio!
Ed Henry, FOX’s Chief White House Correspondent, joined Brian for his weekly hit and agreed (for once) with Brian’s criticism on President Obama hitting the links over the weekend!
Tim Green, author of New Kid, sat down with Brian offered up a top-notch tease of his newest book by saying it is his most suspenseful to date!
Brian had a packed third hour with the Heritage Foundation’s Chief Economist Steve Moore as well as FOX’s Bret Baier & James Rosen. Moore explained that he doesn’t hate poor people, Baier reported on the latest information on the Malaysian plane crash, and Rosen talked about his trip to Ukraine and France with Secretary of State John Kerry!