“We wanted to speak to Senator McCain vet-to-vet” about “[our] deep reservations about [Rex] Tillerson as a cabinet pick” for Secretary of State, explained Matt Howard, co-director of IVAW and a Marine Corps helicopter mechanic who was twice deployed to Iraq.

Thursday Howard and eight other Iraqi war veterans went to McCain’s office and waited patiently to see him for several hours. McCain was just five doors down from where the veterans were waiting, Howard told the Business Insider.

But instead of spending a few minutes talking with the vets, McCain ordered his staff to call for the Capitol police to arrest them.

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SOURCE: peoplesworld.org

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