McCain had an extremely close relationship with Charles Keating and even colaborated with him swindling over 20,000 out of life savings and costing the govt. 2 billion.
HOW CLOSE WAS CHARLES KEATING TO JOHN McCAIN?
Keating flew Mccain’s entire family (+ babysitter) to Keating’s vacation home in the Bahamas 9 (nine) times.
Keating gave McCain over $115,000 in campaign contributions.
WHAT DID McCAIN DO FOR CHARLES KEATING?
McCain leaned on banking regulators to permit Keating to make millions . In early 1987, at the beginning of his first Senate term, McCain attended two meetings with federal banking regulators to discuss an investigation into Lincoln Savings and Loan, an Irvine, Calif., thrift owned by Arizona developer Charles Keating. Federal auditors were investigating Keating’s banking practices.