In his statement on Friday, Biden said McCain is a "general hero" and that he deserves "so much better". "His legacy is so long that John McCain is a hero to us and. all of our thoughts and prayers are with John and his family right now at this time". "Our children learn from our example". At the time, I had the control room in my ear telling me to wrap the segment, and did not hear the comment, ' he said on Thursday.
The White House aide who brushed off Sen.
The Hill reported Thursday that Sadler, during a meeting at the White House, brushed aside McCain's criticism of Central Intelligence Agency director nominee Gina Haspel by noting "It doesn't matter, he's dying anyway". They were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity.
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The senator's daughter started out her response to the reported remarks by emphasizing no one should feel sorry for her, or her family.
A guest on Fox Business attacked Senator McCain in defense of the use of torture, saying "it worked on John".
The former Air Force vice assistant chief of staff and Fox News military analyst slid into his comments an insult against McCain that has been debunked by several news outlets. In a meeting, and knowing that McCain has brain cancer, she quipped "he's dying anyways".
If approved, Haspel will fill the spot left vacant by Mike Pompeo, who was confirmed as secretary of state last month, replacing Rex Tillerson.
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Politifact examined this attack on McCain during the 2008 presidential campaign and found "no evidence" that McCain collaborated with his North Vietnamese captors. She did not respond to requests for comment Thursday evening or Friday. But Fox Business Network guest Tom McInerney spread the story as a guest on Thursday. They underline the fact that Mr McCain and Mr Trump represent distinct views of where the Republican Party should be headed.
"The other thing I want to say, Kelly, here's a little news flash - and this might be a bit intense for 11:00 in the morning on a Friday - we're all dying". McCain's has said his defiance of his captors was motivated by a loyalty to his fellow American prisoners of war.
He said her "refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying". She told senators that she doesn't believe torture works as an interrogation technique.
As for the president, he and McCain have had a troubled relationship.
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