David Nakamura, The Washington Post Published 10:35 am PDT, Saturday, September 1, 2018 President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Washington. Photo: Evan Vucci, AP Click through the slideshow to see 20 of Trump's most popular—and infamous—tweets during his first year in office. Click through the slideshow to see 20 of Trump's most popular—and infamous—tweets during his first year in office. Photo: Screengrab From Twitter 20. Terror attack in Barcelona, SpainRetweets: 64,664 20. Terror attack in Barcelona, Spain Retweets: 64,664 Photo: RealDonaldTrump 19. On 'muslim ban' getting … [Read more...] about As Washington mourns McCain, Trump tends to grievances on Twitter
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President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the family of Sen. John McCain in light of his death on Saturday.McCain died at 4:28 p.m., one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment.Trump has been criticized for his feud with McCain, which started after he underplayed the senator's renowned military service.President Donald Trump offered his condolences to the family of Sen. John McCain after his death on Saturday."My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain," Trump said on Twitter. "Our hearts and prayers are with you!"My deepest sympathies and respect go out to the family of Senator John McCain. Our hearts and prayers are with you!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 26, 2018McCain died on Saturday afternoon, one day after his family announced he would be discontinuing his brain cancer treatment."Senator John Sidney McCain III died at 4:28pm on August 25, 2018," a statement from McCain's … [Read more...] about Trump offers condolences to John McCain’s family after his death
Democracy Dies in Darkness Sections Home Try 1 month for $1 Username Sign In Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Subscribe Account Profile Newsletters & Alerts Gift Subscriptions Contact Us Help Desk Accessibility for screenreader Politics Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) in 2015. (J. Scott Applewhite/AP) by John Wagner by John Wagner Email the author April 30 at 2:22 PM Email the author In a new memoir, Sen. John McCain offers a harsh assessment of President Trump’s leadership, asserting that his “reality show facsimile of toughness” seems to matter more to him than the nation’s values. In the book, McCain (R-Ariz.), who is battling brain cancer and says he feels more free to speak out because he is not seeking reelection, writes that he has sometimes heatedly disagreed with all six of the presidents who have held office during his 36 … [Read more...] about McCain: Trump more interested in appearing tough than in the nation’s values
POLITICS 04/29/2018 09:13 pm ET The six-term senator is back home after his latest surgery. By Mary Papenfuss An emotional Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) hugged son-in-law Ben Domenech and told him to “take care” of his daughter Meghan, The Arizona Republic reported. “John hugged me tonight,” conservative writer Domenech said Saturday night in a tweet that he later deleted, according to the newspaper. “He asked me to take care of Meghan. I said I would.” Domenech, founder and publisher of The Federalist, also lashed out in the tweet, apparently at critics of the senator, who was diagnosed with brain cancer last July. “F―k you soulless crazies,” Domenech wrote. “F―k you all the way to hell.” The six-term senator was released earlier this month from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, following surgery for an intestinal infection. He is currently at his home near Sedona, his wife, Cindy, … [Read more...] about Report: John McCain Tells Son-In-Law To ‘Take Care Of Meghan’
WASHINGTON — Activists seeking to derail President Donald Trump’s nomination of Gina Haspel to lead the CIA are looking to Sen. John McCain to cast the deciding vote against her — assuming he is well enough to return to Washington.The 81-year-old Republican was diagnosed with brain cancer in July and last cast a vote in the Senate on early December before he returned home to Arizona for treatment. He underwent surgery in Phoenix for an intestinal infection on April 15.Haspel’s critics are counting on McCain to speak out against her nomination, even if he can’t cast a vote on the Senate floor, cementing his legacy as the country’s most prominent critic of torture as he faces the twilight of his career.“Sen. McCain is essential,” said Matt Hawthorne, policy director for the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. “He has more moral leadership on the issue of torture than anyone.”McCain was tortured as a prisoner of war … [Read more...] about Will former POW John McCain help sink CIA nominee implicated in torture program?