On Thursday, reports emerged that a White House communications official, Kelly Sadler, had made a dark joke at a meeting in which McCain's opposition to a Central Intelligence Agency directorship nomination by President Donald Trump was discussed.
"I'm not going to validate a leak one way or the other out of an internal staff meeting", Ms. Sanders said.
The senator's daughter, Meghan McCain, has urged people not to feel bad for her or her family in light of Sadler'sremark. "McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time".
Air Force veteran and former military analyst Thomas McInerney caused massive outrage yesterday for his interview on Fox Business Network where he bashed McCain for his opposition to Gina Haspel's nomination as CIA Director.
"Given this White House's trail of disrespect toward John and others, this staffer is not the exception to the rule; she is the epitome of it".
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Saturday called a White House aide's attack on Sen.
The announcement not only elicited a cheap shot from Sadler, but also from a Fox News analyst, who on Thursday claimed that torture "worked" on McCain, whom he mocked as "Songbird John."
"My dad's about character and bipartisanship and something greater than yourself, and believing in this country and believing in the fact that we as Americans can still come together", she said.
On her talk show, "The View", Meghan McCain said she doesn't understand how someone could make such a comment and keep their job. McCain was captured in the fall of 1967 and held as a prisoner of war spanning more than five devastating years.
As for the president, he and McCain have had a troubled relationship.
Sanders was asked repeatedly if President Trump bears responsibility for setting the tone in the White House. Payne tweeted that McInerney's remark was "very false and derogatory" and "should have been challenged".
"I'm really disappointed that someone would undermine the President by leaking that out of a private meeting", said Mulvaney, who added that he, as the director of the Office of Management and Budget, was not present at the communications team's private meeting. "Her refusal to acknowledge torture's immorality is disqualifying". McCain's long-distance rejection of Central Intelligence Agency director nomineeGina Haspel's history with torture goaded former vice-president Dick Cheney into a fresh debate over waterboarding and other now-banned interrogation techniques.
Cohen also reached out to Ford Motor Co., but the auto maker turned him down, according to people familiar with the matter. AT&T never asked Cohen to set up meetings with anyone in the Trump administration, and he did not offer to do so, it said.
Kelly was responding to a question about Attorney General Jeff Sessions new "zero tolerance" policy for crossings at the border. Before he took on the role of chief of staff, Kelly was the secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
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Walmart tightening up opioid prescription policies
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