The likely Republican Senate candidate in Pennsylvania’s upcoming race is praising one of the top Democrats in his state, Sen. John Fetterman, who has broken with his party on several key topics in recent months.
“I suspect that John Fetterman and I disagree on most things, but I have noted and been impressed by the fact that on three key issues, he has spoken out in a way that’s very consistent with what I’ve said and what I believe in,” Dave McCormick told The Daily Wire. “First is Israel: I think he’s been a strong voice.”
McCormick is the frontrunner in the Republican primary for Pennsylvania’s senate seat — he ran for the same position in last cycle and was narrowly defeated in the Republican primary by Mehmet Oz by less than 1,000 votes. Ultimately, the winner of that senate race was Fetterman.
McCormick, who just returned from a trip to Israel, said he has no issue admitting he agrees with many of Fetterman’s statements on Israel and thinks that the two of them can work together on that issue if he wins. “I’m not trying to score political points,” McCormick said. “When someone, even who’s on the other side of the aisle, someone who was an opponent, is saying things that make sense and are…