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John McCain

Donald Trump called US Marines killed in WWI battle 'losers': report

Trump slammed the report late Thursday, after his aides earlier called the allegations 'disgusting, grotesque, reprehensible lies'

04 Sep 2020 9:43 AM

Sarah Palin's husband files for divorce over 'incompatibility': report

Sarah came to nationwide prominence as the running mate of Republican presidential candidate Sen John McCain in 2008.

10 Sep 2019 2:47 PM

US Senator, former Air Force pilot, says she was raped by senior officer

'Unlike so many brave survivors, I didn't report being sexually assaulted,' Martha McSally told the US Senate.

07 Mar 2019 8:39 AM

Trump rejected statement written by aides praising late McCain: report

Trump issued single, terse tweet on Saturday that sent his 'deepest sympathies and respect' to family, without any words for McCain himself.

28 Aug 2018 11:11 AM

Donald Trump, under pressure to honour McCain, orders flags to half-staff

'Despite our differences on policy and politics, I respect Senator John McCain's service to our country,' Trump said.

28 Aug 2018 9:42 AM


John McCain, US senator and war hero, dies at 81

McCain died following a battle with brain cancer and condolences came swift from the highest reaches of American politics.

26 Aug 2018 10:37 AM

Veteran US senator John McCain ends cancer treatment

McCain was elected to the House in 1982 and after two terms was elected to Senate to replace retiring conservative leader Barry Goldwater.

25 Aug 2018 1:44 PM

US senate passes bill to strengthen ties with 'Major Defence Partner' India

India's 'Major Defence Partner' designation allows it to buy more advanced, sensitive technologies from US at par with its closest allies.

19 Jun 2018 1:49 PM

Donald Trump says White House leakers are ‘traitors, cowards’

Trump's tweet comes amid a latest leak from White House in which Kelly Sadler, a WH communication aide, made a crass comment against McCain

15 May 2018 11:09 AM

John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, does not want Trump at his funeral

John McCain, a Vietnam war vet and senator from Arizona, has been fighting an aggressive form of brain cancer for more than a year.

06 May 2018 4:04 PM


For positive relation, Russia needs to change its behaviour: WH

Senator McCain said sanctions were 'clear message' and warned that Russians would pay heavily for alleged aggression in Ukraine and Syria.

07 Apr 2018 12:31 PM

Key senate committee passes law to impose sanctions on top Myanmar officials

Authored by Senators John McCain and Ben Cardin, the Burma Human Rights and Freedom Act now moves to the Senate floor for vote.

08 Feb 2018 4:44 PM

Plagued with viral infection, John McCain to miss vote on tax bill

The bill, which would slash corporate and individual taxes, has been criticized as primarily benefiting the wealthy.

18 Dec 2017 3:57 PM

McCain has poor sense of history, says Khawaja Asif

McCain, the chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee, is known as a friend of Pakistan.

07 Oct 2017 6:20 AM

After mess in Afghanistan, will McCain formula work?

Seven months into his tenure, Trump is yet to announce his policy on ending the longest war in US history.

15 Aug 2017 12:18 AM


Tough action must be taken against Pak for backing terror: US Senator

John McCain called for authorisation of US forces to target the Haqqani network, Taliban and other terrorist groups.

29 Jul 2017 4:34 PM

US Senate to repeal, replace Obamacare after US VP Mike Pence’s vote

The Republican legislation is aimed at undoing Obamacare’s mandates for most people to carry insurance and businesses to offer it.

26 Jul 2017 11:49 AM