THE OLD GUARD DEMOCRATS BROUGHT ON THE FULL COURT PRESS: Former Vice President Joe Biden personally lobbied Sen. John McCain before the senator cast the crucial vote to take down a Republican attempt to repeal the Obamacare, according to The Washington Post.
The call between the two was emotional, according to the Post. McCain was recently diagnosed with the same kind of brain cancer that Biden’s son Beau died of in 2015. Joe Biden served in the Senate from 1972 until 2008, while McCain has been a senator since 1987….TERM LIMITS!
While Biden lobbied McCain, former President Barack Obama remained quiet on the issue as the Senate was on the verge of dismantling a core piece of his legacy.
Former Sen. Joseph Lieberman a close friend of McCain, also lobbied him to oppose the bill, according to the Post.
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