Presumptive Presidential Nominee John McCain discusses the world economy with Aspen Institute president and CEO Walter Isaacson.
Walter Isaacson is the president and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies institute based in Washington, DC. He has been the chairman and CEO of CNN and the editor of TIME magazine.
John McCain entered the Naval Academy in June of 1954. He served in the United States Navy until 1981. He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona in 1982 and elected to the United States Senate in 1986. He was the Republican Party’s nominee for president in the 2008 election. He currently serves as Chairman of the Senate Committee on Armed Services.
Senator John McCain comments on the Georgia-Russia conflict. McCain says the U.S. should support Georgia and President Saak'ashvili, but hesitates to support a military option because it may escalate violence.
McCain does favor keeping Russia from the WTO and its eviction from the G8 Summit.
Republican Presidential nominee John McCain claims despite public opinion, he supports tax breaks (extenders) for wind and solar energy development. McCain pushes to "incentivize" alternative energy production.