Watch John McCain tell a 14-year-old girl that she doesn’t deserve equal pay.
McCain seems to think that women don’t need equal pay protection, they need “more education and training.” Check out the video below to hear Sen. McCain’s outrageous remarks about his opposition to equal pay for women.
In April, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) skipped the vote on the Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, which would have restored workers’ ability to pursue pay discrimination claims in the courts, and provide protection for women receiving unfair wages. McCain explained his opposition to the bill by saying that instead of equal pay protection, women simply needed “education and training.” A 14-year old girl knew better and questioned McCain about his absence and position on the bill to provide protection for equal pay. McCain responded, “I don’t believe that this would do anything to help the rights of women.”
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