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Just Six Months Ago McCain Wanted to Campaign With Bush as Much as Possible

Why the change in heart, Senator?

Interviewed by Bloomberg’s Al Hunt this weekend, Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) campaign manager Rick Davis said McCain would no longer campaign with President Bush:

Q: Do you expect to campaign with President Bush this fall?

DAVIS: No. Again. We’ve turned that page. I mean, that page is gone.

The campaign’s position is a stark departure from McCain’s rhetoric just six months ago when he received Bush’s endorsement. At the time, McCain said he said he would have “ as much possible campaigning” with Bush:

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