Sunday, November 28, 2010

McCaskill: GOP 'hiding behind skirts' of Kyl on START

Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) exhorted Republicans on Sunday to stop “playing politics and hiding behind the skirts of Jon Kyl” on the START treaty.

McCaskill, who appeared on "Fox News Sunday" with Sen.Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), made the comments during a pointed-but-polite exchange over ratification of the treaty in the Senate, in which Graham questioned whether the preamble would allow the Russians to opt out if the United States continues to research missile defense.

“Lindsey Graham is a responsible senator who doesn’t play these games,” McCaskill said, “But there is some game playing going on with the START treaty, and it’s all about politics and trying to damage the president of the United States.”

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