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#John McCain

# john-mccain - Monday 16 July, 2018

'A low point': Widespread condemnation in the US following Helsinki summit

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats distanced himself from his boss in the White House.

# john-mccain - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment Alabama This post contains videos

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

# john-mccain - Saturday 23 September, 2017

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

# john-mccain - Friday 28 July, 2017

Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate

Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.

# john-mccain - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

# john-mccain - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

# john-mccain - Thursday 5 January, 2017

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

# john-mccain - Friday 26 August, 2016

Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War

Meanwhile, Sarah Palin has warned of “massive disappointment” if Trump backs away from his policy of mass deportation.

# john-mccain - Monday 1 August, 2016

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

# john-mccain - Friday 21 March, 2014

Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession

The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.

# john-mccain - Sunday 15 December, 2013

"America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters

The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.

# john-mccain - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

The two US senators, one a former presidential candidate, say that Ireland should “close the door” on tax abuses.

# john-mccain - Thursday 19 September, 2013

John McCain says he is more "Pro-Russian" than Putin

He also criticises Putin for siding with the Syrian government in an article which hits back at the Russian President following his own New York Times opinion piece.

# john-mccain - Monday 24 June, 2013

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

# john-mccain - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama Talking Tax This post contains videos

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

# john-mccain - Friday 14 June, 2013

Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels

Associated Press reports that the White House has reached a view that the Syrian crisis requires greater intervention by western powers.

# john-mccain - Friday 31 May, 2013

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.

# john-mccain - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education

Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.

Ireland is Apple’s ‘Holy Grail of tax avoidance’

The firm pays just two per cent tax on profits in Ireland but has denied using any “tax gimmicks”.

# john-mccain - Monday 20 May, 2013

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill

The union representing immigration service employees say proposals to reform US immigration ‘will damage public safety’.

# john-mccain - Sunday 4 November, 2012

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads Wonkery This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers US 2012 This post contains videos

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers

Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.

# john-mccain - Monday 29 October, 2012

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election

There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.

# john-mccain - Monday 27 August, 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions US 2012 This post contains videos

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

# john-mccain - Monday 30 July, 2012

McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism

The 2008 Republican nominee defends his vice-presidential pick after the last Republican VP slates her credentials.

# john-mccain - Monday 9 July, 2012

Video: Assad remains defiant in TV interview as Annan arrives in Syria Syria This post contains videos

Video: Assad remains defiant in TV interview as Annan arrives in Syria

“A president shouldn’t run away from a challenge, and we have a national challenge in Syria now,” Syrian president Bashar Assad said in a defiant interview with German television last night.

# john-mccain - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'

The military crackdown has turned to southern Daraa province, where the uprising began a year ago as pro-Assad troops shelled a village there and clashed with military defectors.

Patients 'tortured' by doctors in Syrian hospital

Chilling footage has emerged from Homs, showing patients tightly shackled to beds and bearing the marks of beatings.

# john-mccain - Thursday 1 March, 2012

Watch: Sarah Palin hits back at her depiction in 'Game Change' movie Hitting Back This post contains videos

Watch: Sarah Palin hits back at her depiction in 'Game Change' movie

The former US vice presidential candidate is the subject of a hotly-anticipated movie being shown on American television later this month.

# john-mccain - Friday 24 February, 2012

"I can't afford this job": Sarah Palin's concern over rising legal bills

Latest release of the former governor’s emails show Palin was ready to resign before she officially stepped down in July 2009.

# john-mccain - Wednesday 1 February, 2012

From The Daily Edge See more of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin Sneak Peek This post contains videos

See more of Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin

The full trailer of HBO’s Game Change is out. Take a look…

# john-mccain - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Julianne Moore takes on Sarah Palin Teaser This post contains videos

Julianne Moore takes on Sarah Palin

Here’s a sneak peek of HBO Film’s (awesome looking) adaptation of Game Change, the book about the 2008 presidential campaign of John McCain.

# john-mccain - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Putin mocks opposition but accepts 'lawful' protests on TV phone-in

The Russian prime minister appeared on a television phone-in show defending the recent parliamentary election result amid claims of vote-rigging.

# john-mccain - Friday 21 October, 2011

How and why did the west change its view of Gaddafi?

Regarded as an ally post 9/11, the western world’s view of Gaddafi changed drastically in a matter of months. Here’s what world leaders were saying about the Colonel then and what they say now.

# john-mccain - Wednesday 12 October, 2011

From The Daily Edge Joe the Plumber wants to be a Congressman Joe The Plumber This post contains videos

Joe the Plumber wants to be a Congressman

Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, who became a conservative hero during the 2008 US presidential election, has filed papers to run for a seat in Congress.

# john-mccain - Friday 8 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Sarah 'The Undefeated' Palin documentary trailer released Sarah Palin This post contains videos

Watch: Sarah 'The Undefeated' Palin documentary trailer released

“Like a marine, she runs toward the danger.”

# john-mccain - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Sarah Palin bus tour narrowly misses being hit by deadly tornado that kills four

The tornado hit western Massachusetts on Wednesday as Palin continued her East Coast bus tour, gauging the mood ahead of a possible presidential run.

# john-mccain - Thursday 10 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film Palin

Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film

Game Change to tell the story of the 2008 presidential election – but can Oscar-winner Moore follow in the footsteps of Tina Fey?