America was better under Obama: Senator McCain

Republican Senator John McCain has said American leadership was stronger under President Barack Obama, according to a report.

McCain made the remarks in an interview with The Guardian published on Sunday while responding to a question.

Asked if America’s stance on the global stage was better during the Obama administration, McCain responded, “As far as American leadership is concerned, yes.”

McCain, the chairman on the Senate Armed Services Committee, has often harshly criticized the policies of Republican President Donald Trump.

Nearly a month after Trump was sworn in as president on January 20, McCain said “in many respects this administration is in disarray and they’ve got a lot of work to do.”

Former US President Barack Obama

In March, McCain denounced Trump’s claim that Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, saying either he has to retract it or provide evidence of the allegation.

But McCain, who lost to Obama in the 2008 presidential election,…

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