Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced Tuesday that Cindy McCain planned to endorse his campaign.
According to the Associated Press, Biden told donors that McCain planned to endorse him “because of what (Trump) talks about how my son and John and others who are heroes, who served their country. You know, he said they’re ‘losers, suckers.’”
Democrat Joe Biden says Cindy McCain plans to endorse him for president, a stunning rebuke of President Trump by the widow of the GOP's 2008 nominee.https://t.co/EgfS8Yt6pv
— The Associated Press (@AP) September 22, 2020
McCain was initially expected to appear on several morning shows Wednesday to deliver her endorsement in person.
I'm told that Cindy McCain will be appearing on all three morning shows (CBS, NBC, ABC) tomorrow to formalize her endorsement of Joe Biden.
Biden just confirmed at a fundraiser that she'll be endorsing him.
— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) September 22, 2020
But she beat the morning news, making it official in a Tuesday evening tweet. “My husband John lived by a code: country first. We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There’s only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is @JoeBiden,” she said.
My husband John lived by a code: country first. We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost. There's only one candidate in this race who stands up for our values as a nation, and that is @JoeBiden.
— Cindy McCain (@cindymccain) September 22, 2020
Author: Virginia Kruta