McCain also said he did not think Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson would be considered for the job.
“Interesting times. Interesting times,” he said, before heading out of Penn Station for an appearance on the Colbert Report and then back to Washington Monday night.
Loop Fans may recall that Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) last week promoted Lieberman as “one strong option” to replace outgoing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel. “I urge the President to give him full and fair consideration for this critical position,” Cruz said in a press release. And we predicted the suggestion would excite McCain.
The drumbeat is picking up.