Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney defended one White House aide's offputting comments about Sen.
Sadler's apparent remark came after McCain announced his opposition to Central Intelligence Agency director nominee Gina Haspel over her role in Bush-era enhanced interrogation techniques.
"It doesn't matter, he's dying anyway", Sadler said, according to the official with knowledge of the comment, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because remarks made during internal meetings are meant to remain confidential.
If this is Washington's long goodbye to a sometimes favorite son, it's also a reemergence of old resentments and political fault lines that continue to split the nation.
Lauren asked Senator Leahy if that staffer should be fired.
"Don't feel bad for me or my family". 'The lingering question is: Whose example will it be?
Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks at a press conference about the National Defense Authorization Act in Washington, U.S., October 25, 2017.
Sadler's comment comes amid tension between the White House and McCain, 81, who has been at home in Arizona fighting brain cancer. He left Washington in December and underwent surgery last month for an infection. Up-and-down reports of his health shift every few days.
"It's a really ugly nickname", Meghan McCain said Friday. One of his best friends, Sen.
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I want to thank him for the chance and confidence, for the information and expertise, however most significantly for his friendship.
Instead, Graham described McCain as physically recovering and mentally intact, and he said that the two cracked wise during their recent visit while watching McCain's favorite movie. "These people? Nothingburgers. Nobody's gonna remember you". 'John McCain's going to have a hell of a legacy'.
Most Republican senators are not heeding his advice to reject Haspel, who was chief of base of a detention site where terror suspects were waterboarded.
"Because of him, we're going to do our best to the job he would want us to do which is to make sure we can authorize legislation for the forces and do it in a bipartisan, principled way", Reed told NPR.
Many said it'll give Vermont quite a platform, across the country. Fox said McInerney would not be invited back on its business or news channels.
A spokesperson for Fox News said they have banished the guest who said torture "worked" on Sen. "It was a badly considered joke that she said fell flat".
McCain, who has been a member of the VFW for 32 years, has been at the heart of a fair amount of controversy this week. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, "wacko birds" for their filibuster blocking then-CIA nominee John Brennan. "No talking about funerals", Graham told reporters.
McCain opposes Haspel because of her history overseeing the use of enhanced interrogation techniques, and when McInerney spoke to Charles Payne about this, he bashed the Arizona senator. 'I told him it should be required reading, ' he said.
"It's (a) pretty disgusting thing to say, if it was a joke, it was a awful joke", Graham said.