Senator John McCain

"Since I lost in 2008 I sleep like a baby," says Arizona Senator and former Republican Party candidate for president John McCain. "I sleep for two hours and I wake up and cry..." 

McCain appeared at The Nantucket Project in the thick of the 2013 debt crisis, and so his conversation with Bob Diamond, while imbued with humor, had deeply series overtones. 

"I don't consider myself a moderate," McCain said. "I consider myself a proud conservative." And yet, when it comes to issues like immigration reform and the debt crisis, McCain said he is eager to do what is best for the country and therefore willing to make necessary compromises.

Watch John McCain's talk with Bob Diamond here. 

John McCain entered the Naval Academy in June of 1954. He served in the United States Navy until 1981.

He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives from Arizona in 1982 and elected to the United States Senate in 1986.

He was the Republican Party’s nominee for president in the 2008 election.

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