President Donald Trump has arrived in OH to tour an Army tank plant and raise money for his re-election campaign.
"I endorsed him at his request, and I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted, which as President I had to approve".
On Monday, Trump said that he "never will be" a fan of McCain after slamming McCain for not giving the White House a heads up about his "thumbs up" vote on repealing Obamacare, saying McCain's change of mind at the last minute was "disgraceful".
The flip side is that Trump is likely talking about McCain's family not thanking him, but this is Trump we're talking about.
Trump did not attend McCain's funeral - a request that reportedly came from the senator's family.
Over the weekend Mr. Trump renewed his attacks on McCain over Twitter, blaming him for sending the Steele dossier to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and falsely claiming that he was last in his class at Annapolis. Cindy McCain received the message after President Trump renewed his criticism of the longtime senator and POW, tweeting a series of attacks on McCain over the weekend, Today reports.
The president faced widespread backlash for reviving his criticism of McCain, who died of brain cancer a year ago. Former senators Jeff Flake of Arizona and Bob Corker of Tennessee both tussled with Trump and retired rather than face tough Republican primary challenges in 2018.
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"Spreading the fake and totally discredited Dossier 'is unfortunately a very dark stain against John McCain.' Ken Starr, Former Independent Counsel", Trump tweeted.
Before McCain had her say, her co-hosts on The View laid into Trump for his comments.
In a tweet on Sunday, Trump criticised McCain for his role in the Russian Federation investigation and voiced frustration with his deciding vote against repealing the repeal of Obamacare in 2017. Trump's comments have drawn rebuke from some Republicans, including Georgia Sen. The fact that Trump can not, and even now insists on telling vicious lies about McCain to anyone who will listen, is a national embarrassment. It was a blessing to serve alongside a rare patriot and genuine American hero in the Senate.
Trump said the war was "worse than it was 19 years ago".
POTUS opened his remarks telling the crowd they had to love him.
In a radio interview later with Georgia Public Radio, Isakson said, "It's deplorable what he said", wittingly or not employing a word Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton used in 2016 to describe some Trump backers.
"We can talk about the politics of the military any way we want to, but we don't talk about our veterans in any way but to brag on them for the service they rendered, the job that they do", Isakson said.
"There are kids committing suicide because of cyberbullying online, there are people going through rough times, there are veterans who come back - we have 20 veterans a day committing suicide - focus on these issues", she continued. So I would say to the president or anybody in the world, it is time to pause and say that this was a great man who gave everything for us. Isakson watched Trump's Tuesday remarks and their impact. John McCain, but the Georgia Republican reiterated Wednesday that he will not be joining the effort to put McCain's name on the office building now named for a favorite son of his home state.