McCain and Graham blast McChrystal 

Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., issued a joint statement Tuesday criticizing General Stanley McChrystal for his remarks to Rolling Stone Magazine but not directly calling for his ouster.
“We have the highest respect for General McChrystal and honor his brave service and sacrifice to our nation,” They wrote in the statement. “General McChrystal’s comments, as reported in Rolling Stone, are inappropriate and inconsistent with the traditional relationship between Commander-in-Chief and the military. The decision concerning General McChrystal’s future is a decision to be made by the President of the United States.”
McChrystal is on his way to meet with President Obama, who he criticized in the interview, and some predict the President will fire him over it.
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., who heads the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he talked to McChrystal Tuesday about the interview.
“Now is not the time for Washington to be sidetracked by chatter,” Kerry said in a statement. “Everyone needs to take a deep breath and give the President and his national security team the space to decide what is in the best interest of our mission, and to have their face-to-face discussion tomorrow without a premature Washington feeding frenzy.”

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