Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is provoking some ire among conservatives for a comment he made Sunday that appears to be a bit of a retreat from his no-tax-increase pledge.

On ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" show on Sunday, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee responded to a question about a hike in the payroll tax cap to ensure the long-term solvency of Social Security by saying, "There is nothing that's off the table. I have my positions, and I'll articulate them, but nothing's off the table. I don't want tax increases, but that doesn't mean that anything is off the table."

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