MEGHAN McCAIN DEFENDS HER FATHERS KNOWLEDGE OF ECOMOMIC ISSUES
John McCain's daughter defends her fathers knowledge of economic issues [Miss South Carolina style]:
"Well, obviously he would like to see more sunshine. But he, as President, as every other President, relies primarily on Secretary of Treasury, on his Council of Economic Advisors, on the head of that. He would rely on the circle that he has developed over many years of people like Jack Kemp, Phil Gramm, Warren Rudman, Pete Peterson, and the Concord Group. The… he has a process of leadership that is sort of an inclusive one that he has developed a circle of acquaintances and people that are supporters and friends of his whom he have worked with for many, many years.
You remember back in 1982 when Phil Gramm… Phil Gramm and Warren Rudman and Gramm-Latta and all of those people got the first real tax cuts done – the real first real restraints in taxes. He was there. You were there. And he relies on those people to a much larger degree than any quote “formal organization”, although the Secretary of Treasury is one of the key and important posts that he would have.