Cindy McCain claims its a ‘high honor’ to be censured by Arizona GOP

  • Cindy McCain, husband of the late Sen. John McCain, was censured by the Arizona GOP Saturday. 
  • The celebration censured her for “globalist” beliefs and speaking out towards President Trump’s assaults on her late husband. 
  • Splits between Trump loyalists and Republican critics threaten the get together.
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Cindy McCain, the widow of Arizona Sen. John McCain, stated that it was a “superior honor” to be censured by the Arizona Republican Get together for refusing to assistance President Donald Trump in the course of the election. 

The state’s branch of the GOP declared on Saturday that it was censuring three higher profile Arizona Republicans: McCain, former Sen. Jeff Flake, and Gov. Doug Ducey.

The social gathering, documented Azcentral, claimed McCain has “has supported globalist insurance policies and candidates” and had “condemned President Trump for his criticism of her partner and erroneously positioned behaviors around precise presidential effects.”

McCain’s late spouse was just one of Trump’s staunchest critics in the Republican Party, and just before his death in 2018 experienced famously finished Trump’s bid to stop Obamacare with a thumb-down vote on the Senate floor. 

Trump ongoing to insult and attack McCain for months immediately after his loss of life. Last Oct Cindy McCain claimed she was backing Trump’s rival, Joe Biden,in the presidential race. Biden went on to get the state, the very first Democratic applicant considering that 1992 to do so. 

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Then Vice President Joe Biden administers a ceremonial Senate oath throughout a mock swearing-in ceremony to Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., still left, accompanied by his wife Cindy, Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011, in the Old Senate Chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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McCain took the censure of the condition GOP in her stride Saturday, tweeting: “It is a large honor to be bundled in a group of Arizonans who have served our condition and our country so effectively…and who, like my late husband John, have been censured by the AZGOP. I’ll wear this as a badge of honor.”

The final decision by the Arizona GOP to censure three of its most high profile figures highlights a rising break up in the get together in between Republicans who have publicly rejected Trump above the Capitol riots and makes an attempt to subvert the election and the millions of grassroots Republicans who revere the previous president. 

Kelli Ward, who aided Trump’s bid to overturn the election final result in Arizona, won reelection as the condition Republican party chairwoman on Saturday. 

Gov. Ducey had refused to again Trump’s bid to subvert the election, famously disregarding a call from the president whilst he was certifying Biden’s acquire in November.