"'The Bush tax cuts were a driving force behind the economic prosperity of the last couple of years and a cornerstone of a pro-growth philosophy,' said Club for Growth President Pat Toomey. 'Not only did Senator McCain oppose these cuts, he aligned himself with the likes of Ted Kennedy in his rhetorical attacks in and Jun 04, PolitiFact, John McCain: Flip-o-Meter on the Bush Tax Cuts, Aug.
4, PolitiFact,"Donna Brazile says Bush spenttrillion on tax cuts, trillions each on war and drugs for seniors," Aug 5, Jul 09, John McCain's radical tax plan He voted against Bush's tax cuts, but now, despite a ballooning deficit, he wants to slash taxes even further Nov 29, Lest opponents of this bill lose hope, though, it’s worth remembering that McCain also voted against the big Bush tax cuts. He was one of only twoRepublicans in the Senate who voted against the Estimated Reading Time: 6 mins.
The New York Times' Sheryl Gay Stolberg wrote that Sen. John McCain's"differences with the White House are well known," and added:"He did not. John McCain on Hannity & Colmes. The Associated Press reported that Sen. John McCain favors an"extension of expiring tax cuts from Bush's first term," but the article did not point out.
InMcCain voted in favor of extending the Bush tax cuts for wealthy Americans (H.R. ) [source: U.S. Senate]. Inhe voted against the successful bill H.R.which providedbillion in emergency funding to states to help with the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program [source: Project Vote Smart ].