McCain Gaffe: It's "Common Knowledge" That Iran Is Training Al-Qaida...Oops

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McCain said it was “common knowledge and has been reported in the media that al-Qaeda is going back into Iran and receiving training and are coming back into Iraq from Iran, that’s well known. And it’s unfortunate.” A few moments later, Sen. Joseph Lieberman, standing just behind McCain, stepped forward and whispered in his ear. McCain then said: “I’m sorry, the Iranians are training extremists, not al-Qaeda.”

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