Rep. Bachmann on ANWR: It's Difficult When McCain Isn't on Same Page

Rep. Michele BachmannMichele BachmannMichele Bachmann trolls Clinton on NYC subway Michele Bachmann breaks out dance moves Desperate establishment turns to Cruz MORE (R-Minn.), who recently visited the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge with a group of House Republicans, lamented John McCainJohn McCainRepublicans who vow to never back Trump Russia’s nuclear strategy: It’s a trap! Clinton face-swaps Trump on Snapchat MORE's opposition to drilling for oil there.

"It's difficult when our nominee is not on the same page with us," said Bachmann in an interview with Townhall.com's Matt Lewis.

The Republicans' trip was aimed at calling greater attention to the need for more domestic energy sources. Bachmann and other members of the trip, including House Minority Leader John BoehnerJohn BoehnerSanders-Warren ticket would sweep the nation GOP rep. on 'Lucifer' remark: Boehner has ‘said much, much worse’ Dictionary reports spike in 'Lucifer' searches after Boehner remark MORE (R-Ohio), have called for oil drilling in the Alaskan wildlife area.

"I believe if Sen. McCain could come to the area and listen to the people who live there -- I believe that he might likely change his mind," Bachmann said.

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