McCain on Whether He Wants to Raise the Minimum Wage: 'Of Course Not'


Today in an interview with CNBC, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said that he wasn't interested in raising the minimum wage:

BARTIROMO: What about a minimum wage increase? Would you consider?

MCCAIN: As long as we take care of small businesses. Small businesses right now -- I see them every day -- they say, You increase the minimum wage, I lay off workers. Is that what we want to do right now? Of course not.

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Although today he cited concern for "small businesses," it seems that there's never a good time for McCain to support a wage increase for working Americans.

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