fredpic.jpgWith Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama still slugging it out in the Democratic primaries, John McCain has already cleared the way to the Republican nomination. He’s spending his time laying out his positions for the general election, and one of the most important issues has to do with judicial nominations. We were lucky enough to catch up with McCain’s friend Fred Thompson, who talked with us about McCain’s positions, the current and possible future states of the federal judiciary, and whether there’s a place for an Attorney General Fred Thompson in a McCain administration. (“No Ma’am” he responded, when Helen asked.) Thompson said this was the first interview he’s given on McCain and the judiciary, but it won’t be the last.

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