McCain: ‘I Don’t Give a Damn What the President of the United States Wants to Do’ — We Will Not Waterboard

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 08: Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) listens as Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee March 8, 2016 in Washington, DC. Military leaders testified on recent events around the globe and budgeting decisions for the coming fiscal year. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Saturday in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the annual Halifax International Security Forum, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) pushed back against the possibility of President-elect Donald Trump’s administration using the tactic of waterboarding, as Trump may have suggested in the past. “So I don’t give a damn what the president of the United States wants to do, or anybody else want to do, we will not waterboard,” he said. “We will not torture.” Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN