McCain wants his ‘illegitimate son’ Lindsey Graham to run for president

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., discusses the federal prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Tuesday during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.

Republicans on Capitol Hill weighed in on news that Mitt Romney might be exploring a possible third bid for the White House, but it was Arizona Sen. John McCain who might have drawn the most laughs of the day in talking about the potential presidential aspirations of his best friend Sen. Lindsey Graham, according to a CNN story posted on the WICU-TV news website,

McCain said Romney was dedicated to serving the country and was a fine and decent American with a reservoir of support and called himself “a great admirer of Mitt Romney’s”, but he said he was pushing Graham to run.

“My illegitimate son Lindsey Graham is exploring that option,” the two-time presidential candidate said, prompting laughter from reporters during a press conference on the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

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