McCain: Wagoner resignation is 'window dressing'

Asking GM CEO Richard Wagoner to resign is "window dressing" on a larger problem, Sen. John McCainJohn McCainWhy lobbyists should welcome a transparent presidential transition Experts warn weapons gap is shrinking between US, Russia and China McCain delivers his own foreign policy speech MORE (R-Ariz.) said Monday.

Reacting to the Obama administration's decision to fund the troubled automaker for 60 more days while it still works at its restructuring plans, McCain called for a managed bankruptcy for the pillar of Detroit industry.

"Calling for GM CEO to resign is unprecedented window dressing," McCain tweeted. "GM needs restructuring as part of pre-negotiated bankruptcy package."

Like many Senate Republicans, McCain has been critical of the administration's steps to keep GM and Chrysler afloat as it loses billions of dollars in a sagging consumer and credit market.

Cross-posted on The Briefing Room.

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