White House official mocks Sen. McCain, 'he's dying anyway'

Erika Holt
May 12, 2018

The people, who were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity, described feeling shocked and stunned by the remark.

Meghan McCain said she's "surprised" that the White House aide who made disparaging comments about her father has not been fired.

" The Hill newspaper recorded that the comment".

"Don't feel bad for me or for my family", Meghan McCain, 33, said on the show.

We got Clinton leaving The Pierre hotel in NYC Friday, and when our photog asked about the crass comment, you see him stop, turn, process his words and then speak.

Other senators also took to Twitter to support McCain, who's now recovering from brain surgery related to brain cancer, including fellow Arizona Republican Sen. He left Washington in December and underwent surgery last month for an infection. John McCain (R), a former Navy pilot and prisoner of war. "There's so much more love and prayer and fantastic energy being generated toward us than anything negative at all", McCain said.

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Fox News military analyst Thomas McInerney on Thursday claimed that so-called "enhanced interrogation" methods were effective and said that torture had "worked" on Arizona Sen. "We're really strong", she said. Within hours, Payne issued an apology, asserting that he didn't hear what McInerney said because a producer was talking in his ear at the same time.

McCain announced previous year that he had been diagnosed with brain cancer, and he issued a statement Wednesday calling on his fellow senators to oppose Gina Haspel, Trump's nominee for Central Intelligence Agency director, whose ties to the use of interrogation methods widely considered torture have drawn significant criticism.

"Her refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying, " McCain wrote in a statement.

"Given this White House's trail of disrespect toward John and others, this staffer is not the exception to the rule; she is the epitome of it". Those reprehensible comments do not reflect how I or this network feel about Sen.

"As a GOP presidential candidate at 2015, " Trump stated McCain had been " even a war freak" because he had been seized in viet nam, adding, "I enjoy people who have beenn't captured". After all, if it were up to McCain, Hillary Clinton would be president.

Last July, McCain became the deciding vote against the GOP health care repeal with a dramatic thumbs-down.

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