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John McCain’s beloved dog Burma dies in ‘tragic accident’

HIDDEN VALLEY, Ariz. — The family of the late Sen. John McCain announced Tuesday that her father’s beloved dog, Burma, died in a “tragic accident.”. McCain’s wife, Cindy, wrote on Instagram: “To all who loved our dear Burma. She died today in a tragic accident at our beloved Hidden Valley. She now f


McCain family grieves the loss of late senator's dog

Just months after the death of Sen. John McCain, his family is grieving the loss of his beloved dog, Burma. Cindy McCain announced on social media that Burma, a Chesapeake Bay retriever, died “in a tragic accident” at their ranch on Monday. She wrote on Instagram that Burma “is now frolicking with t


VA Secretary Robert Wilkie won't "get into" Trump's feud with McCain

Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie says he's not interested in getting into a "back and forth" between President Trump and "anyone else." And that includes the late Sen. John McCain, a frequent recipient of Mr. Trump's barbs.


Symone Sanders Rips Into Meghan McCain For Disrespecting Joy Behar

The privileged Meghan McCain is getting dragged to every pit of social media hell for disrespecting 76-year-old Joy Behar on “The View” this morning. One person has had enough — CNN commentator Symone Sanders.


Why Meghan McCain is kind of 'grateful' that Donald Trump is president

Meghan McCain may not see eye to eye with President Donald Trump on just about anything, but "The View" co-host is still "grateful" to him. "If Trump wasn’t president, I don’t think I would be successful here," McCain said in Ramin Setoodeh's new tell-all book, "Ladies Who Punch: The Explosive Insid


Meghan McCain tweets support for Joe Biden, calls him 'truly decent and compassionate'

(FOX NEWS) - Meghan McCain is standing behind embattled former Vice President Joe Biden, tweeting Monday in support of the potential 2020 presidential contender. "Joe Biden is one of the truly decent and compassionate men in all of American politics," McCain wrote.


From politician’s daughter to SNL punchline, Meghan McCain has embraced going mainstream

Meghan McCain is having a moment. In the past month, the pundit and co-host of “The View” tweeted a meme-worthy response to fellow conservative Denise McAllister’s criticism of her show: “you were at my wedding Denise.” Then McCain received a collective online scolding for getting a bit too snippy w


Sarah Palin says it was a 'gut punch' to be excluded from McCain funeral

Sarah Palin says it was a “gut punch” not to be invited to the funeral of her 2008 running mate, the late Sen. John McCain, last year. Palin, who was tapped as McCain’s pick for vice president during the 2008 race, opened up about the funeral during an interview on “Good Morning Britain.”


Former White House aide who mocked McCain as 'dying anyway' joining pro-Trump PAC

Washington (CNN) — Kelly Sadler, the former White House aide who was let go after she mocked the late Sen. John McCain, is joining the pro-Trump super PAC America First Action to handle communications, CNN has learned. She is expected to start Monday.


What Will It Take for Meghan McCain To Gain More Respect on ‘The View?’

The hosts of The View are on the show for a reason: Their differing opinions elicit interesting discussions that boost ratings. But it’s clear that some hosts are more respected than others, and Meghan McCain usually lands at the bottom of that last. What will it take for McCain to be more respected


Meghan McCain rips Trump transgender military ban days before implementation

Meghan McCain is ripping President Trump ’s policy of banning transgender troops from serving in the military, calling it “an unfair, un-American, and dangerous policy.”. In a post on Twitter on Wednesday, McCain said its “indefensible” that the ban is set to go into effect Friday.


Meghan McCain’s message to anti-vaxxers shocks the internet

As measles outbreaks cause worry in the U.S. and around the globe, Meghan McCain took a break from her The View hiatus to deliver a terse message to “abominable” anti-vaxxers.


Graham encouraged McCain to turn Trump-Russia dossier over to FBI

(CNN) — GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham said Monday that he told the late Sen. John McCain to turn over the dossier of Trump-Russia allegations to the FBI, pushing back against President Donald Trump's assertions that the Arizona Republican helped fan the flames of the Russia investigation.


McCain to receive Truman Award

The late U.S. Sen. John McCain is the 2019 winner of the Truman Public Service Award, given annually by the city of Independence to a public figure deemed to have shown many of President Harry Truman’s better qualities, specifically “dedication, industry, ability, honesty and integrity.”


Trump insulted John McCain. We can only imagine which deceased figure might be next.

As I write this, Donald Trump has once again sniped at John McCain, a man who — in addition to being deceased and unable to defend himself — is a genuine American hero. One can argue that it’s best to just ignore such pettiness and cruelty, but one can also argue — as reader Sarah O’Connell did — th


Concocted Claim of McCain’s ‘Treason’

A falsehood resurrected on Facebook claims that the late Sen. John McCain received a pardon from President Richard Nixon. He did not. When Sen. John McCain died last year, he was widely praised by military officials for his service to the U.S. — notably for his time in the Navy, during which the lie


Talk of the County: Saying John McCain is not a hero is 'stupid'

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Trump challenger Bill Weld envisions McCain-style path to primary win

MANCHESTER, N.H. – Bill Weld acknowledges that he’s the longest of long-shot candidates as he prepares to challenge President Trump for the GOP primary nod. But the former two-term Massachusetts governor points to another one-time GOP long shot who twice won New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presi


GOP struggles to respond to Trump's attacks on McCain

(CNN) Senate Republicans find themselves boxed-in in the wake of President Donald Trump's renewed attacks on the late Sen. John McCain, unwilling to strongly stand up to a President who is widely popular with GOP base voters but still deeply uncomfortable with his criticism of the late war hero and,


Cindy McCain Signs With UTA

The agency already represents her daughter, 'The View' co-host Meghan McCain. Cindy McCain has signed with UTA, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The agency has signed her in all areas, although it will be focusing on live speaking. UTA also already reps McCain's daughter, The View co-host Meghan