said Thursday that is still not telling the “whole truth” about his association with 1960’s radical despite explaining the relationship during Wednesday’s debate.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., speaks at a rally in Downingtown, Pa., Thursday, Oct. 16, 2008.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
“Fox News. “They served together on boards, together they made a decision to give $230,000 to ACORN, the group that is now being involved in what could be one the great voter frauds in American history.”didn’t tell the whole truth about his relationship with Mr. Ayers last night,” McCain said in an interview on
Thealso accused Obama of not fully explaining his association with the .
“He certainly didn’t reveal all of his relationships with ACORN, which his campaign paid $832,000 in the primaries to a front group for ACORN,” McCain said. “And you know what it was described as? ‘Lighting and site preparation’ Give me a break.”
“But we know this, that there are allegations of voter fraud by ACORN in every single. This is a widespread operation. Now we laugh when Mickey Mouse is registered to vote, but we don’t laugh, we don’t laugh, when there are voter rolls filled up with names that there is no authentication whatsoever. This could violate the most fundamental aspect of democracy and that is a free and fair election.
Pressed on his associations with Ayers and ACORN during the debate, thechided McCain for making the affiliations the “centerpiece” of his campaign.