"I go back every few months because things are changing in Iraq," he said. McCain questioned whether Obama has ever been briefed by Petraeus. "I would also seize that opportunity to educate Senator Obama along the way."
And as far as having an sit down with General Patraeus, well, doesn't the general come to Washington to report regularly. Or if he's not available, Obama could just read the White House press releases or watch Faux News. It's really all the same thing anyway.