Senator John McCain Caught Playing Online Poker During Syria Hearing

John McCain iPhone PokerAccording to a story in the Washington Post, Arizona Senator and one-time candidate for the office of President of the United States, John McCain (R-Ariz) was caught “passing the time by playing poker on his iPhone” during a US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing where Secretary of State John Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey testify concerning the use of force in Syria in response to the alleged use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The hearing took place on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, Tuesday, September 3, 2013.

After the photo made the rounds on Twitter, McCain tweeted the following in response and tries to laugh off the matter:

John McCain Poker

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