May 26, 2007: McCain: Current Iraq plan is best option (AP)

  • He urged the American people to give “Plan A” a chance, noting that the full five brigades that make up the current troop buildup have not all arrived in Iraq.
  • “I have tried to discourage my Republican colleagues from saying that September is some kind of seminal moment,” said McCain. “I am aware the American people are frustrated. I share that frustration. I don’t think the American people are aware of the consequences of failure.”