PHOENIX, ARIZONA. FEBRUARY 23, 2010. Republican Governor Jan Brewer has endorsed 24-yearincumbent Senator John McCainas his race against conservative Republican J.D. Hayworth gains momentum.
The statement came during Governor Brewer’s comments inTucsonlate last week.
Governor Brewer is currently the driving force behind what would be the largest tax increase in Arizona history. Besides taxes, McCain is vulnerable to the more conservative Hayworth on pro-life and pro-family issues as well as illegal immigration. McCain opposed the Bush Tax Cuts in 2001 and 2003. Hayworth also has a better lifetime rating fromCitizens Against Government Wastethan the 28-yearmember of Congress.
McCain voted for the $850 billion bailout of the big banks which included $150 billion in pork, proposed a $300 billion bailout formortgage lendersand, according to theHeritage Foundation, sponsored anamnesty billthat would have cost taxpayers $2.6 trillion over the long-term.