President lauds spending bill but does not mention war veteran – who is sick with brain cancer
Donald Trump has snubbed Senator John McCain, who has brain cancer and is seriously ill, by failing to mention the Republican war veteran at the signing of a defence spending bill named in his honour.
The US president signed the $716bn defence policy bill authorising military spending at the US army’s Fort Drum base in upstate New York on Monday.
I’m proud the NDAA is now law & humbled Congress chose to designate it in my name. As Chairman of the Armed Services Cmte, I’ve found high purpose in service of a cause greater than self—the cause of our troops who defend America & all that she stands for. https://t.co/Gco9E57HdC
I was in #Hanoi with @SenJohnMcCain in 2000; saw where he was shot down and the prison in which he nearly died. Now he’s bravely facing death again. It’s almost beyond comprehension that @realDonaldTrump could be so petty. Almost, but not. https://t.co/HEPhN5vkPq
Wow. At event to sign the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act, President Trump makes no mention of John McCain.
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