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#John McCain

# john-mccain - Thursday 30 May, 2019

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit
# Old Rival
# Old Rival

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit

May 30th 2019, 9:14 AM 23,385 Views 53 Comments

Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

# john-mccain - Thursday 21 March, 2019

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral
# Ohio
# Ohio

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral

Mar 21st 2019, 8:19 AM 33,397 Views 70 Comments

Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.

# john-mccain - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
# Funeral
# Funeral

Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

Sep 2nd 2018, 6:40 PM 12,715 Views 39 Comments

McCain died on 25 August from brain cancer.

# john-mccain - Saturday 1 September, 2018

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump
# Memorial
# Memorial

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 7:02 PM 20,482 Views 60 Comments

Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.

# john-mccain - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'
# Memorial
# Memorial

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'

Aug 30th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,294 Views 40 Comments

John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.

# john-mccain - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state
# Arizona
# Arizona

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state

Aug 29th 2018, 7:25 AM 12,855 Views 19 Comments

A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.

# john-mccain - Monday 27 August, 2018

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death
# Grudge
# Grudge

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death

Aug 27th 2018, 8:08 PM 42,401 Views 42 Comments

McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.

Obama and Bush to speak at funeral of John McCain... but Trump not expected to attend
# American Hero
# American Hero

Obama and Bush to speak at funeral of John McCain... but Trump not expected to attend

Aug 27th 2018, 8:10 AM 20,405 Views 28 Comments

A number of memorial services are due to take place for the former senator this week.

# john-mccain - Sunday 26 August, 2018

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
# From Navy To Senate
# From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,846 Views 21 Comments

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81
# Obituary
# Obituary

US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81

Updated Aug 26th 2018, 7:18 AM 41,394 Views 88 Comments

The veteran politician is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children.

# john-mccain - Friday 24 August, 2018

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment
# Family Statement
# Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

Aug 24th 2018, 4:42 PM 32,447 Views 54 Comments

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

# john-mccain - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party
# Weekend Interview
# Weekend Interview

'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 38,057 Views 82 Comments

John Weaver has advised George Bush Sr and John McCain. He’s a Republican to the core. He’s never seen anything like Donald Trump.

# john-mccain - Monday 16 July, 2018

'A low point': Widespread condemnation in the US following Helsinki summit
# THAT HELSINKING FEELING
# THAT HELSINKING FEELING

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

Jul 16th 2018, 10:10 PM 39,668 Views 109 Comments

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
# Alabama

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

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,051 Views 29 Comments

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
# Healthcare Bill
# Healthcare Bill

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:58 PM 25,470 Views 49 Comments

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
# Health Law
# Health Law

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

Jul 28th 2017, 10:40 AM 33,142 Views 95 Comments

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'
# Healthcare Vote
# Healthcare Vote

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

Jul 25th 2017, 11:59 PM 20,682 Views 54 Comments

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
# Healthcare
# Healthcare

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

Jul 25th 2017, 8:32 AM 15,919 Views 18 Comments

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
# Washington
# Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,072 Views 54 Comments

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
# Clapper
# Clapper

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

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,207 Views 162 Comments

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
# Return Of The Neocons
# Return Of The Neocons

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

Aug 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 19,138 Views 107 Comments

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
# John McCain

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

Aug 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 27,873 Views 147 Comments

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
# Ukraine Crisis
# Ukraine Crisis

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

Mar 21st 2014, 3:26 PM 8,890 Views 175 Comments

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
# Protests
# Protests

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

Dec 15th 2013, 5:57 PM 7,185 Views 46 Comments

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
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

Oct 16th 2013, 8:54 PM 5,501 Views 22 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Sep 19th 2013, 4:58 PM 4,402 Views 43 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

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
# Talking Tax

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

Jun 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 4,833 Views 23 Comments

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
# Syria
# Syria

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

Jun 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,617 Views 92 Comments

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
# Talking Tax
# Talking Tax

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

May 31st 2013, 5:01 PM 11,907 Views 82 Comments

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
# Tax Avoidance
# Tax Avoidance

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

May 21st 2013, 5:26 PM 11,196 Views 94 Comments

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

Ireland is Apple's 'Holy Grail of tax avoidance'
# Hollyhill Industrial Estate
# Hollyhill Industrial Estate

Ireland is Apple's 'Holy Grail of tax avoidance'

May 21st 2013, 9:54 AM 13,416 Views 78 Comments

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
# Illegal Irish
# Illegal Irish

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill

May 20th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,234 Views 115 Comments

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
# Wonkery

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

Nov 4th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,355 Views 5 Comments

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
# US 2012

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

Nov 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,311 Views 1 Comment

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
# Palin Withdrawals
# Palin Withdrawals

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

Oct 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,257 Views 15 Comments

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
# US 2012

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

Aug 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,355 Views 10 Comments

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
# Veep-ers Jeepers
# Veep-ers Jeepers

McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism

Jul 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 3,729 Views 13 Comments

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
# Syria

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

Jul 9th 2012, 8:10 AM 1,691 Views 10 Comments

“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'
# Syria
# Syria

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

Mar 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,789 Views 8 Comments

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.

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