June 10th, 2008
04:37 PM ET
14 years ago

Cindy McCain won’t serve in husband’s administration

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/06/10/art.cindy.ap.jpg caption="Cindy McCain doesn't plan on being involved in her husband's possible presidential administration."](CNN) - Cindy McCain on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of serving in her husband’s possible presidential administration.

Mrs. McCain, the wife of presumptive Republican nominee John McCain, told NY1 that while she would want be an “advocate” for issues like education as first lady, she has no plans to serve in an official post.

“I do not ever envision myself as being involved in the McCain administration, as it has been put, at all,” she said. “But my husband and I do talk and I want to be party to listening to what his ideas are too.”

She also said that her role as first lady would not change from her role today, making note of her work for international charities.

Filed under: John McCain
soundoff (73 Responses)
  1. Linda31

    Don't worry Cindy, you won't have to take up any cause. You won't be first lady.

    June 10, 2008 08:20 pm at 8:20 pm |
  2. Brian

    well of course not...there isn't gonna be a Mcbush administration for her to serve in anyway

    June 10, 2008 08:23 pm at 8:23 pm |
  3. TESAP

    Good choice... her history she should be behind the scene.

    June 10, 2008 08:24 pm at 8:24 pm |
  4. Brian

    Your a traitor to the Republican caus McCain you spend more time pandering to the Clintons than to the conservatives. The South Carolinians were right about you!

    June 10, 2008 08:27 pm at 8:27 pm |
  5. DrFill

    She'll be far too busy cashing those inheritance checks to work.
    Does this qualify as news?

    June 10, 2008 08:27 pm at 8:27 pm |

    I guess she is ticked about the BEER mispeaking that her husband did. LOL.

    She is going to fighting to make sure that the BEER industry stays afloat. GO CINDY

    June 10, 2008 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  7. tigerakabj

    Good Cindy. Cuz there won't be a John McCain presidency anyway.

    McSame better get ready to be routed and ambushed by the Dems with Barack at the helm. This is the end of the Republicans, thanks to Bush.

    June 10, 2008 08:33 pm at 8:33 pm |
  8. Janet WV for Obama/Clinton

    I really wish her the best, but doubt that she has anything to worry about. There is a new world coming and we look forward to the changes an Obama administration will bring.

    June 10, 2008 08:52 pm at 8:52 pm |
  9. Herman in LA

    Some Americans are so darn stupid it's a shame. The McCain’s are not for the average American working family. They are big business owners and do not have the small Americans people interest at heart. As I read some of these comments it just makes me sick to the stomach and the only conclusion that I can draw is racial hatred and that’s a shame because we all suffer with this kind of attitudes.

    June 10, 2008 08:58 pm at 8:58 pm |
  10. Operation Chaos

    Where are the paid Republicans blogging on every site this morning; Belle, Charlotte, Staunch Hillary Supporter, Jim PA, Brian TN and Jan FL. What? You don't get paid after 5:00. LOL


    June 10, 2008 09:04 pm at 9:04 pm |
  11. Gene

    Though I don't think he's going to get elected anyway... if he does.... her job should just be to keep John satisfied... so he doesn't 'push the button' out of frustration 🙂

    June 10, 2008 09:05 pm at 9:05 pm |
  12. dilmont

    “I do not ever envision myself as being involved in the McCain administration, as it has been put, at all,”

    Sounds like she doesn't think much of his potential administration, either.

    June 10, 2008 09:06 pm at 9:06 pm |
  13. ken talbot

    man this rich girl has to wake up...what a dummy

    June 10, 2008 09:09 pm at 9:09 pm |
  14. Gary

    I find it odd that people are referring to Obama as an elitist when this woman clearly is. Laura Bush (former teacher) did NOTHING to improve education in this country in the past 7.5 years, I doubt Cindy McCain will be different. No Child Left Behind, indeed.

    Cindy, still waiting on those '07 taxes. Any plans to release them?

    June 10, 2008 09:09 pm at 9:09 pm |
  15. D-Weezy - OH

    Sounds like she's saying she already has enough money. You're on your own McSame! 🙂

    June 10, 2008 09:11 pm at 9:11 pm |
  16. Tony, Miami

    What administration? He isn't going to be the President. Cindy he won't let you serve in your own house, you your guy common

    June 10, 2008 09:18 pm at 9:18 pm |
  17. Remy

    If he wins only the question will arise. So, she is sure her husband never win!

    June 10, 2008 09:23 pm at 9:23 pm |
  18. MP-pennsylvania

    you don't have to

    June 10, 2008 09:26 pm at 9:26 pm |
  19. Loretta from California

    If McCain wins, Bush will still be President. What a horrible thought. George Bush might as well stay put. Why even move out?

    June 10, 2008 09:31 pm at 9:31 pm |
  20. Karl

    Is it too late to get Romney back?

    June 10, 2008 09:34 pm at 9:34 pm |
  21. Ron

    She will just get richer renting him her company jet.

    June 10, 2008 09:36 pm at 9:36 pm |
  22. Tell John that it is time for Cindy to tell all!


    Please don't let the McCains fool you. Cindy has refused to post her Tax Returns. NO! NO!. She only posted what she thought was safe, Do you folks realize just how much is buried in Cindy's Tax Returns? Cindy is just giving you snippets of a huge aristocracy. Believe you me the McCains are trying to pull the wool over your eyes!

    June 10, 2008 09:52 pm at 9:52 pm |
  23. li

    If economy good not many peoples drinking beer, thats why mc cain dont care about economy? and let border open cause many mexicans drinking beer

    June 10, 2008 10:04 pm at 10:04 pm |
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