Though they are both Republicans, Paul and McCain have clashed repeatedly over foreign policy and national security. “I worry a lot about the rise of protectionism and isolationism in the Republican Party,” McCain said when Paul was first elected. “I admire his victory, but … already he has talked about withdrawals [and] cuts in defense.”
“Calling me an ‘isolationist’ is about as accurate or appropriate as calling Senator McCain an ‘imperialist,’” Paul shot back in his book “The Tea Party Goes to Washington.”
CONTINUED at The Daily Caller.