Barb Ruguone, 78, cast her ballot Tuesday for McSally at a Phoenix library. In recent weeks, she was seen campaigning with Mike Cernovich, the alt-right blogger and conspiracy theorist who was most well-known for igniting the flame behind Pizzagate. “It seems like she wouldn’t be intimidated”, Ruguone said. Voters will nearly certainly send the first woman to be elected to the upper chamber as both Martha McSally and Kyrsten Sinema won their respective primaries.
A hearse bearing McCain’s body arrived with a police escort shortly before 10 a.m. local time (1700 GMT) for a private wreath-laying ceremony honoring the senator, who died of brain cancer on Saturday at his Arizona ranch. McCain is the third person to lie in the rotunda in the last 40 years. “We have implemented a fix for this issue that is rolling out now”, the spokesperson said.
McSally began her victory speech with a moment of silence for McCain. The commercial contrasts imagery of McSally in uniform with footage of Sinema protesting against the Iraq war in a pink tutu.
“If you want to get into that, you have to get into George Washington and Thomas Jefferson and all of our Founding Fathers – most of our Founding Fathers, maybe with the exception of Hamilton”, said Shelby, referring to the fact that so numerous Founding Fathers owned slaves. “It’s a choice between a doer and a talker, between a patriot and a protester”. “Between a patriot and a protester”. Kelli Ward and former Sheriff Joe Arpaio.
Sen. Lindsey Graham wants to honor him with a war that doesn’t end. Then she turned sharply to her opponent, who she nicknamed “Hollywood Sinema” in a jab at the Democrat’s transformation from liberal to moderate.
Georgia’s GOP Sen. David Perdue, whose own office was formerly used by Russell, said he’s unsure if residents back home would accept a name change for the building. Jeff Flake’s Senate seat. Television ads have already bombarded Arizonans throughout the summer months, and a competitive general election is likely to draw in millions of dollars in outside spending.
With the hard primary finally behind her, McSally turned her attention to Sinema at her election night party, lobbing Trump-style attacks.
History is on McSally’s side, as Arizona has not elected a Democratic senator since the late 1980s.
“If you want to help the country, be more like John McCain”.
During the ceremony, McCain’s family was front and center honoring the somber occasion.
Watch the clip above, courtesy of the Washington Post.
Democrats as well as Republicans were effusive in their praise of McCain as they returned to Congress on Monday evening, celebrating his storied military career and 31 years representing Arizona in the US Senate. In the gubernatorial primaries, the GOP outdrew Democrats by similar margins even though the GOP race incumbent Ducey cruising to victory.