The moment John McCain voted 👎 pic.twitter.com/ehivwkJVd4— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) July 28, 2017
I wondered when John McCain voted to allow Senate debate to start the other day whether he planned to sink the ship in a spectacular fashion. I recall seeing commentary that opening debate might be a Pyrrhic victory for the Republican party. Indeed, that proved to be the case:
Video of the vote, tweeted by entrepreneur and activist Michael Skolnik, shows McCain walking to the front of the Senate floor before his name is called, stretching out his hand, pausing and saying “No” loudly enough for all to hear. His colleagues gasp, and some applaud as he makes his way back to his chair.