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#John McCain

From TheJournal.ie White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit Old Rival

White House wanted warship USS John McCain 'out of sight' during Trump's Japan visit

Trump denied any knowledge of a directive to cover up the ship’s name, as reported by the Wall Street Journal.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral Ohio

Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral

Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy Funeral

Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy

McCain died on 25 August from brain cancer.

From TheJournal.ie 'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump Memorial

'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump

Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.

From TheJournal.ie Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us' Memorial

Joe Biden eulogises late friend John McCain as 'giant among all of us'

John McCain’s remains will lie in state in the US Capitol tomorrow, followed by a funeral service on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state Arizona

Final farewells to John McCain as former US senator lies in state

A private ceremony will be held this morning at the Arizona State Capitol Museum rotunda, where McCain will lie in state.

From TheJournal.ie The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death Grudge This post contains videos

The feud between John McCain and Donald Trump has continued even after the senator's death

McCain has take a shot at Trumpian policies in a farewell statement to US citizens.

From TheJournal.ie Obama and Bush to speak at funeral of John McCain... but Trump not expected to attend American Hero

Obama and Bush to speak at funeral of John McCain... but Trump not expected to attend

A number of memorial services are due to take place for the former senator this week.

From TheJournal.ie How John McCain became a titan of US politics From Navy To Senate

How John McCain became a titan of US politics

His father and grandfather were both four-star admirals in the US Navy.

From TheJournal.ie US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81 Obituary

US senator and former presidential candidate John McCain has died aged 81

The veteran politician is survived by his wife Cindy and seven children.

From TheJournal.ie Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment Family Statement

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

From TheJournal.ie 'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party Weekend Interview

'A plane flying into a mountain' - the man who advised Bush and McCain is very worried about the Republican party

John Weaver has advised George Bush Sr and John McCain. He’s a Republican to the core. He’s never seen anything like Donald Trump.

From TheJournal.ie 'A low point': Widespread condemnation in the US following Helsinki summit THAT HELSINKING FEELING

'A low point': Widespread condemnation in the US following Helsinki summit

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats distanced himself from his boss in the White House.

From TheJournal.ie Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment Alabama This post contains videos

Republicans turn on Roy Moore as several women accuse him of sexual harassment

Paul Ryan, Jeff Sessions and John McCain have all called on Moore to drop out of the Senate race in Alabama.

From TheJournal.ie 'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal Healthcare Bill

'A horrible, horrible thing': Trump slams McCain for blocking Obamacare repeal

McCain’s opposition is likely to doom the effort to repeal.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate Health Law

Trump says 'let Obamacare implode' after crushing defeat in the Senate

Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.

From TheJournal.ie McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal' Healthcare Vote

McCain: 'We are not the president's subordinates. We are his equal'

John McCain received a standing ovation from his colleagues as he entered the chamber.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare Healthcare

John McCain returns to Washington after blood clot surgery to vote on Obamacare

The 80-year-old senator has been diagnosed with brain cancer.

From TheJournal.ie Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer Washington

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

McCain has been one of the more moderate Republican voices in Washington DC during the first six months of Donald Trump’s presidency.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election Clapper

John McCain says 'every American should be alarmed' by Russian interference in election

The US intelligence community has said Moscow interfered to help Republican Donald Trump win.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War Return Of The Neocons

Donald Trump's foreign policy is risky and disturbing - says the man who planned the Iraq War

Meanwhile, Sarah Palin has warned of “massive disappointment” if Trump backs away from his policy of mass deportation.

From TheJournal.ie Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq John McCain

Former Republican candidate roasts Trump over treatment of parents who lost son in Iraq

John McCain says he can not “emphasise enough how strongly I disagree” with Trump’s statement regarding Khizr and Ghazala Khan.

From TheJournal.ie Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession Ukraine Crisis

Welcome to Russia... Putin plans firework display to mark Crimea accession

The Russian President has signed off on legislation to absorb Crimea into Russia. He says he will holding off on any return punitive measures, following the announcement of US sanctions.

From TheJournal.ie "America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters Protests

"America stands with you," John McCain tells Ukraine protesters

The EU has suspended historic partnership talks with Ukraine today as 200,000 protesters gathered in Kiev.

From TheJournal.ie US senators welcome Irish tax reforms Budget 2014

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

The two US senators, one a former presidential candidate, say that Ireland should “close the door” on tax abuses.

From TheJournal.ie John McCain says he is more "Pro-Russian" than Putin Syria

John McCain says he is more "Pro-Russian" than Putin

He also criticises Putin for siding with the Syrian government in an article which hits back at the Russian President following his own New York Times opinion piece.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election? Opinion

Column: Will history repeat itself for Obama in the Massachusetts special election?

A Republican candidate’s surprise take of the senate seat left vacant by Ted Kennedy’s death in 2010 shook Obama’s administration – now, with the same seat up for grabs, Sam McNally wonders if the president has anything to fear this time around.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama Talking Tax This post contains videos

Taoiseach: I didn't raise US senate claim that Ireland is a tax haven with Obama

Enda Kenny met with Barack Obama at the G8 summit in Lough Erne this week but did not raise recent US Senate committee claims about Ireland being a tax haven for Apple.

From TheJournal.ie Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels Syria

Barack Obama has decided it's time to send weapons to Syrian rebels

Associated Press reports that the White House has reached a view that the Syrian crisis requires greater intervention by western powers.

From TheJournal.ie Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter Talking Tax

Senators insists Ireland IS a tax haven, despite ambassador’s letter

Carl Levin and John McCain have dismissed the Irish ambassador’s account of Ireland’s corporate tax system.

From TheJournal.ie US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education Tax Avoidance

US Senate: Irish tax havens are leaving US children without education

Corporate giant Apple transferred 64 per cent of its income to Irish subsidiaries.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland is Apple's 'Holy Grail of tax avoidance' Hollyhill Industrial Estate

Ireland is Apple's 'Holy Grail of tax avoidance'

The firm pays just two per cent tax on profits in Ireland but has denied using any “tax gimmicks”.

From TheJournal.ie Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill Illegal Irish

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill

The union representing immigration service employees say proposals to reform US immigration ‘will damage public safety’.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads Wonkery This post contains videos

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

From Eisenhower to Obama versus Romney, this video shows how campaign videos have changed (and how a lot has remained the same…)

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers US 2012 This post contains videos

Nobel Prizes and Viagra: Here's what happens to US presidential election losers

Winning Nobel Prizes, making Viagra ads, and playing ‘Mitt Romney’ – just some of what the losers of past US presidential elections have done and what might await Romney or Obama on Wednesday morning.

From TheJournal.ie 8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election Palin Withdrawals

8 things we're really missing from the 2012 US Presidential Election

There hasn’t been much election fever spreading from America this year. We have some theories.

From TheJournal.ie Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions US 2012 This post contains videos

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

The Republican National Convention gets under way in Tampa, Florida this week as Mitt Romney accepts the party’s nomination for the presidency. Here’s how previous conventions have unfolded…

From TheJournal.ie McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism Veep-ers Jeepers

McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism

The 2008 Republican nominee defends his vice-presidential pick after the last Republican VP slates her credentials.

From TheJournal.ie Video: Assad remains defiant in TV interview as Annan arrives in Syria Syria This post contains videos

Video: Assad remains defiant in TV interview as Annan arrives in Syria

“A president shouldn’t run away from a challenge, and we have a national challenge in Syria now,” Syrian president Bashar Assad said in a defiant interview with German television last night.

From TheJournal.ie Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism' Syria

Syria: Defiant Assad vows to carry on fight against 'foreign-backed terrorism'

The military crackdown has turned to southern Daraa province, where the uprising began a year ago as pro-Assad troops shelled a village there and clashed with military defectors.

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