McCain: Could Obama be hiding something?
Sen. John McCain is calling for a Watergate-style congressional committee to investigate the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi, Libya after President Barack Obama failed to answer direct questions about the attack.
"It's this kind of B.S. that I continue to find his leadership just lacking," Meghan McCain told KTAR's News/Talk 92.3 Mac Watson and Larry Gaydos. "I mean just answering a direct question, which he's not doing, makes me think he's hiding something."
Sen. McCain said Wednesday that "The American people deserve answers to these and other questions related to the Benghazi attack. Congress has a unique Constitutional role to play in getting to the truth of this matter as well as well as compiling the lessons of this tragedy so it's not repeated."
McCain said she can't speak for what her father does or doesn't know, but feels he is in the right for questioning the president.
"An ambassador, in my opinion, has been slaughtered by terrorists and insurgents and there just really hasn't been any explanation," she said. "It was dodged during the election. I think he and Sen. Lindsey Graham are totally in the right to call the president for real answers."
During Obama's first press conference in months he said, "If Sen. McCain and Sen. Graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me."
McCain also talked about the Gen. Patraeus and Paula Broadwell scandal.
"My favorite is there was 20,000 to 30,000 emails exchanged of sexting. That is an unfathomable amount of sexting to have gone on. What are you guys doing all day?," said McCain.
She said she thinks marriages and affairs are between husband and wife and doesn't care who people sleep with, unless classified information has been compromised.
"From her point, this is a woman that went to West Point. She should be ashamed of herself. I really think that she is compromising national security," said McCain. "I, for one, was always a big fan of Gen. Petraeus and I'm sad to see him leave the CIA because I think it will affect our national security."
President Obama reluctantly accepted Petraeus' resignation earlier this week.
McCain believes it depends on how much classified information Broadwell was given if Petraeus will be able to come back.