John McCain says Trump's debt deal with Democrats wasn't bipartisanship
Sep 11 2017
On immigration, McCain and host Jake Tapper discussed Trump's suspension of the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, a move many on lawmakers on both sides of the aisle oppose.
"I have just more energy than ever", a reflective Sen.
Washington needs to "make sure that Kim Jong Un knows that if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction", McCain saidon CNN's "State of the Union". Subsequent tests revealed a primary brain tumor associated with the blood clot.
He said that though he's "facing a challenge", he's confident he can beat it, like he has beaten other challenges in the past. And there's two ways of looking at these things.
McCain criticized Trump's recent deal with Democratic leaders to tie funding for hurricane relief to three-month extensions of spending and the debt ceiling, saying it didn't reflect the bipartisan approach he had in mind. And one of them is to celebrate.
Tapper finished the interview by asking McCain to reflect on his career in public service.
TAPPER: It's my last question for you and I hope I don't run this clip for another 50 years but how do want the American people to remember you?
McCain recently completed his first round of chemotherapy and radiation, and he said that he would have an MRI on Monday, an imaging technique used to evaluate medical conditions. "Made a lot of mistakes". "I think it was a playwright - I'll think of his name in a minute - he said, 'I always knew that no one could live forever, but I thought there might be one exception'". Made a lot of errors, but served his country. "Now, are we going to go to the young men or women serving in Afghanistan or Iraq today and say, 'By the way, you're a dreamer, get back to fill in the blank.' We're not going to do that to these young men and women who are serving in uniform", he added.