WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. John McCain is defending a longtime aide to Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton against unsubstantiated allegations that her family has ties to Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood.

McCain spoke on the Senate floor Wednesday to repudiate Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann’s charges against Huma Abedin. Without mentioning Bachmann’s name, McCain called the attacks “unwarranted and unfounded.”

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