September 10, 2014 10:46 PM EDT

Former White House Press Secretary and newly minted CNN Contributor Jay Carney had a rough welcome to the cable network Wednesday after President Barack Obama’s address to the nation about his strategy for confronting ISIS.

Arizona Republican Sen. John McCain, who ran unsuccessfully for president against Obama in 2008, appeared on CNN to respond to the President’s speech and laid into Carney’s comments in support of his former boss.

Watch the exchange in the video above.

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