Trump Declines To Answer Questions About Sen. McCain In Oval Office


Amber Athey Podcast Columnist
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President Donald Trump sat silently with his arms crossed when he was asked about Sen. John McCain by reporters on Monday.


The president and Sen. McCain have had a notoriously fraught relationship, with Trump infamously diminishing McCain’s military service during the 2016 presidential campaign — something Trump reportedly does not regret. (RELATED: President Trump Does Not Regret McCain ‘War Hero’ Comment)

Trump also reportedly killed a proposed White House statement praising McCain after his death this past weekend. (RELATED: Trump Refuses To Praise McCain As ‘Hero’ In The Wake Of His Death, Rejecting Official Statement)

McCain passed away on Saturday night at the age of 81 after a long battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer.

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