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

May 30th 2019, 9:14 AM 23,378 Views 53 Comments

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

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

Mar 21st 2019, 8:19 AM 33,388 Views 70 Comments

Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.

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

Sep 2nd 2018, 6:40 PM 12,700 Views 39 Comments

McCain died on 25 August from brain cancer.

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

Updated Sep 1st 2018, 7:02 PM 20,463 Views 60 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2018, 10:05 PM 18,276 Views 40 Comments

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

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

Aug 29th 2018, 7:25 AM 12,847 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2018, 8:08 PM 42,394 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Aug 27th 2018, 8:10 AM 20,404 Views 28 Comments

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

How John McCain became a titan of US politics
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How John McCain became a titan of US politics

Aug 26th 2018, 7:35 AM 17,834 Views 21 Comments

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

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

Updated Aug 26th 2018, 7:18 AM 41,368 Views 88 Comments

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

Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment
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Veteran US senator John McCain chooses to stop brain cancer treatment

Aug 24th 2018, 4:42 PM 32,431 Views 56 Comments

The 81-year-old was diagnosed last year.

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

Jul 22nd 2018, 8:00 PM 38,045 Views 82 Comments

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.

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

Jul 16th 2018, 10:10 PM 39,666 Views 109 Comments

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

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

Nov 14th 2017, 10:35 PM 13,047 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Sep 23rd 2017, 1:58 PM 25,465 Views 49 Comments

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

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

Jul 28th 2017, 10:40 AM 33,137 Views 95 Comments

Three Republican Senators voted with Democrats to defeat the measure.

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

Jul 25th 2017, 11:59 PM 20,679 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2017, 8:32 AM 15,883 Views 18 Comments

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

Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer
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Former US presidential candidate John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

Jul 20th 2017, 7:17 AM 19,063 Views 54 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2017, 4:34 PM 13,199 Views 162 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 26th 2016, 8:15 PM 19,125 Views 107 Comments

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

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

Aug 1st 2016, 3:35 PM 27,867 Views 147 Comments

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

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

Mar 21st 2014, 3:26 PM 8,876 Views 175 Comments

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.

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

Dec 15th 2013, 5:57 PM 7,149 Views 46 Comments

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

US senators welcome Irish tax reforms
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US senators welcome Irish tax reforms

Oct 16th 2013, 8:54 PM 5,497 Views 22 Comments

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

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

Sep 19th 2013, 4:58 PM 4,392 Views 43 Comments

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.

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

Jun 24th 2013, 7:30 PM 36 Views 6 Comments

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.

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

Jun 18th 2013, 9:30 PM 4,819 Views 23 Comments

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.

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

Jun 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 5,610 Views 92 Comments

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

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

May 31st 2013, 5:01 PM 11,898 Views 82 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2013, 5:26 PM 11,183 Views 94 Comments

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

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

May 21st 2013, 9:54 AM 13,402 Views 78 Comments

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

Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill
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Blow to hopes of illegal Irish as immigration officers slam bill

May 20th 2013, 10:00 PM 19,218 Views 115 Comments

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

VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads
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VIDEO: 60 years of US presidential campaign ads

Nov 4th 2012, 3:50 PM 4,350 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Nov 4th 2012, 12:00 PM 6,289 Views 1 Comment

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.

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

Oct 29th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,250 Views 15 Comments

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

Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions
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Videos: 5 classic moments from Republican National Conventions

Aug 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 4,351 Views 10 Comments

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…

McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism
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McCain defends picking Palin after Dick Cheney criticism

Jul 30th 2012, 4:12 PM 3,724 Views 13 Comments

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

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

Jul 9th 2012, 8:10 AM 1,680 Views 10 Comments

“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.

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

Mar 6th 2012, 10:30 PM 1,786 Views 8 Comments

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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