Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., delivers a dark condemnation of Vladimir Putin in an essay Thursday, declaring the Russian leader is "an evil man" who is "intent on evil deeds." America should not be fooled his interference in the 2016 election is a one-off, the Arizona Republican also argues in his essay for The Wall Street Journal. "He meddled in one election, and he will do it again because it worked and because he has not been made to stop," McCain argues. "Putin's goal isn't to defeat a candidate or a party. He means to defeat the West." McCain also laments that President Donald Trump does not appear to be more worried about the ex-KGB agent as a serious threat to the United States. "President Trump seems to vary from refusing to believe what Putin is doing to just not caring about it," McCain writes. "To his credit, he overturned the Obama policy and supplied lethal assistance to Ukraine. But he needs to comprehend the nature of the threat Putin poses. He needs to understand Putin's … [Read more...] about McCain Rebukes Putin as ‘Evil Man,’ ‘Intent on Evil Deeds’
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Visit The Boston Globe Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Comment on this Scroll to top of page Joan Vennochi Globe Columnist May 09, 2018 If Senator John McCain doesn’t want President Trump at his funeral, who can blame him?Given Trump’s grace and compassion deficit, some countries don’t even want him dropping in for a visit. Look how long it’s taking to arrange a presidential trip to England.Funerals are for people who loved and cared about the deceased, or at least respected them. Trump displayed none of that toward McCain. As a presidential candidate, Trump said the Arizona senator, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, is not “a war hero,” then added, “He’s a war hero because he was captured. I like people who weren’t captured.” Last February, McCain’s daughter, Meghan, mentioned on “The View” how “incredibly hurtful” it was when Trump referenced McCain and his vote … [Read more...] about John McCain doesn’t want Donald Trump at his funeral. Who would?
Sen. John McCain is "doing well" and "reflecting at the end on a lot of different things" as he spends time at home at his Arizona ranch, according to his son--in-law Ben Domenech, a CBS News contributor and publisher of the Federalist. "He's doing well, he's talking, he's chatty and he's walking around," Domenech said on CBS News' "Face the Nation" Sunday. McCain is at home spending time with family and friends and performing the duties of senator as he recovers from a procedure related to the brain cancer he is fighting. Domenech told CBS that the family appreciates all the support and prayers they've received from friends who have come out and met with the senator. McCain's new memoir, "The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights and Other Appreciations," will be released on May 22. In a recording NPR obtained and released from McCain last week, the Arizona senator says, "I don't know how much longer I'll be here. Maybe I'll have another five years. Maybe with the … [Read more...] about Ben Domenech says Sen. John McCain’s “doing well” and “reflecting” at home
John McCain writes in his upcoming memoir that he's "not sure what to make of President Trump's convictions." He also said that Mr. Trump's "reaction to unflattering news stories, calling them 'fake news' whether they're credible or not, is copied by autocrats who want to discredit and control a free press." NPR published an excerpt and review of the memoir, "The Restless Wave: Good Times, Just Causes, Great Fights and Other Appreciations," which is set to come out on May 22. McCain, 81, is battling brain cancer. He writes in his memoir "maybe I'll be gone before you hear this ... I'm getting prepared. I have some things I'd like to take care of first – some work that needs finishing and some people I need to see. And I'd like to talk to my fellow Americans a little more, if I may." "60 Minutes": John McCain fights back McCain spends much of the memoir reliving many of the most important issues of recent years, including the 2008 campaign, according to … [Read more...] about Sen. John McCain has harsh words for Trump in emotional new memoir
Review Book Reviews Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email Enlarge this image Arizona Sen. John McCain speaks at a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania during the 2008 presidential campaign. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption William Thomas Cain/Getty Images Arizona Sen. John McCain speaks at a town hall meeting in Pennsylvania during the 2008 presidential campaign. William Thomas Cain/Getty Images EXCLUSIVE AUDIO: John McCain Reads From 'The Restless Wave' 3:10 Toggle more options Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/607403619/608103208" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Anyone who has followed the saga of Sen. John McCain or ever reacted with emotion to his words or actions will recognize the man speaking in this valedictory volume. Politics Hear Sen. John McCain Read From His Forthcoming Memoir, 'The Restless Wave' … [Read more...] about Exclusive Audio: In New Memoir, Sen. John McCain Rests His Case