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Watch John McCain Call Kissinger Protesters 'Low-Life Scum'

Jan 29, 2015

Sen. John McCain channeled his inner Clint Eastwood at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing Thursday, calling protestors who broke in "disgraceful" and "low-life scum."

The protesters began their demonstration as former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger entered to give his testimony in a hearing on national security and global concerns. For over one minute they chanted, "Arrest Henry Kissinger for war crimes," until they were escorted away.

McCain, who chairs the committee, then apologized to Kissinger and the rest of the speakers, saying, "I have never seen anything as disgraceful and outrageous and despicable as the last demonstration that just took place."

Watch the video here.

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