Though John McCainJohn McCain9 GOP senators Trump must watch out for Flawed Democratic idealism GOP lawmaker: Calling Putin a war criminal could lead to conflict with Russia MORE said yesterday he would like to ease restrictions on coastal drilling, the conservative Institute for Energy Research is not satisfied.

The group, which holds that regulations hinder the energy industry, said McCain's call was "good news for consumers," but blasted McCain's opposition to drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR).

 


"Unfortunately, we continue to find fault with Senator McCain