May 19, 2008: McCain’s national finance co-chair resigns (AP)

  • “It appears that John McCain is very much a creature of Washington,” he said. “One of the things we’ve said is if we’re going to change policies … that we were going to have to change how Washington works. We can’t have special interests dictating what’s happening there. It does appear that over the last several weeks John McCain keeps on having problems with his top advisers being lobbyists in some cases for foreign governments or other big interests that are doing business in Washington. That, I don’t think, represents the kind of change the American people are looking for.”