John McCain

McCain Threatens to Delay Nominations Over White House’s Niger Response

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Thursday threatened to block the Trump administration’s nominees to key defense and national security positions over what he calls an insufficient response to the ambush in Niger earlier this month that resulted in the deaths of four U.S. soldiers. “I’d like to hear them …

Senate Armed Services Committee

George W. Bush just laid a major smackdown on Trumpism

<b>(CNN) —</b> George W. Bush doesn't talk much about politics in public. Which makes the speech he gave Thursday in New York City -- a point-by-point rejection of Trumpism -- all the more important and noteworthy.<p>The 43rd president of the United States -- and the last Republican to hold the office before …

Elections

McCain's latest surprise: regulate Facebook

Sen. John McCain knows his time in the public eye is short, so his big statements in recent weeks are especially resonant. Today, McCain will join …

Donald Trump

Senator McCain suggests subpoena to make White House cyber aide testify

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John McCain suggested on Thursday that a powerful congressional committee he controls may consider issuing a subpoena in order to make the White House's top cyber security official testify.<p>White House cyber security coordinator Rob Joyce did not appear before the …

Cybersecurity

Senators Are Pushing A Bill To Combat Russia-Linked Advertising On Social Media For The First Time

The legislation follows the revelation that Russia was behind political ads on Facebook during the 2016 presidential race.<p>Two senators introduced a bipartisan bill on Thursday that would force social media companies and other websites to reveal more information about political advertising on their …

Senate Intelligence Committee

John McCain accuses Trump of 'not being up front' about how four US soldiers died in Niger

Senior Republican senator John McCain has claimed the Trump administration has not been “up front” about what happened during the fatal incident in …

Donald Trump

McCain the Hedgehog vs. Bannon the Honey Badger

It isn’t hard to guess who John McCain had in mind when, in a speech on Monday at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia — the finest speech of his storied political career — he denounced the “half-baked, spurious nationalism cooked up by people who would rather find scapegoats than solve …

Opinion

Bush Delivers Veiled Trump Critique, Rebukes 'Bullying and Prejudice in Our Public Life'

Former President George W. Bush delivered a pointed speech at a Bush Institute event in New York City on Thursday, railing against those trying to …

Bullying

Bush ethics chief: Trump has ‘no understanding of human emotions’

The Bush administration’s ethics chief blasted President Trump for invoking the death of John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE’s son to defend a false …

Donald Trump

McCain Backs Measure to Tighten Disclosure of Online Political Ads

Republican John McCain to join Senate colleagues, Democrats Mark Warner and Amy Klobuchar, on bill spurred by worries about Russian election meddling<p>WASHINGTON—A proposal to require social-media companies to disclose information about political advertising on their platforms has drawn the support …

Republicans

John McCain blocking Trump's Army secretary nominee over Niger information

Sen. John McCain said Thursday he will continue holding up President Trump's Army secretary nominee until he gets answers about recent soldier deaths …

Republicans

Congress Rolls Toward Shutdown Fight Over Immigration and Obamacare

The year’s most divisive fights in Congress are set to converge in a bitter partisan clash in December that could result in a U.S. government …

Planned Parenthood

Pentagon team dispatched to Niger for basic clues on troop ambush

A Pentagon team headed to Niger has been tasked with finding some of the most basic information.

War

John McCain’s Tired Dogma

The other night in Philadelphia, Senator John McCain delivered one heckuva speech. Uplifting and inspirational, it was also unsparing and at times …

Liberal View

Here’s how U.S. lawmakers want to regulate political ads on Facebook, Google and Twitter

An early look at the Honest Ads Act by Sens. Mark Warner, Amy Klobuchar and John McCain<p>A trio of top Senate lawmakers is commencing a new push today to regulate the political ads that appear on Facebook, Google and Twitter, as Congress seeks to thwart the Russian government from spreading …

Mark Warner

How fake news spreads on Facebook, and why it's so difficult to stop

Australian Tim Doyle spent $85.10 and 10 minutes to set up a 'fake' ad account on Facebook, and a page "Ohio for Trump" linked to it. He got 10,000 …

Winston Peters

BREAKING: Pentagon launches investigation into Niger attack that left four US soldiers dead

Yesterday John McCain suggested that the Trump administration is not being upfront about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead.<p>John …

Conservative View

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: John McCain wrong to attack Donald Trump

Sen. John McCain's recent tirade makes it apparent that he is part of the old Republican establishment that supports a new world order and …

Republicans

U.S. bill to regulate internet ads gains bipartisan support with McCain

(Reuters) - U.S. legislation that would impose new disclosure requirements on political ads that run on Facebook and other websites received support on Wednesday from Senator John McCain, giving a bipartisan boost to a bill already popular among Democrats.<p>McCain, a longtime supporter of regulating …

United States

TBT - Watch Chris Rock and Dems Trash John McCain and Say He's Not a Hero

2008 - Watch an audience of Democrats roar with laughter when Chris Rock ridicules John McCain and says he's not a hero because he got captured:

Republicans

Trump threatens McCain, and senator reacts by warning he'll block administration's defense nominees

Senator John McCain has shrugged off a threat from President Donald Trump, and is warning he will block the president’s nominations for key Defense …

Republicans

Everyone should read John McCain's speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Every American should read the speech John McCain delivered last night.<p>In fact, every one of us should print that thing out, stick it on our refrigerator and read it before we pull out the eggs and milk for breakfast or get ready for work or drive our kids to school.<p>In what has been largely …

Opinion

McCain: Niger attack information 'may require a subpoena'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain said Thursday that he might seek a subpoena to gain the information he wants about the attack in Niger that left four US soldiers dead and two wounded.<p>"It may require a subpoena," McCain told CNN's Suzanne Malveaux on Capitol Hill when asked what steps he would be willing …

Politics

John McCain Is Worried the U.S. Is Going Back 'to the 1930s'

Senator John McCain, echoing the sentiments of his Monday night speech in Philadelphia, said Tuesday that he is worried the United States is …

Politics

WATCH: McCain TORCHES Fox News reporter for “stupid” question!

Senator John McCain absolutely torches Fox News reporter Peter Doocy <i>(son of Fox and Friends host Steve Doocy)</i> in front of other reporters for a …

Conservative View

McCain blocks Defense nominees to get Afghanistan war info

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the influential Senate Armed Services Committee said Tuesday he'll hold up President Donald Trump's nominees for key Defense Department posts until the administration delivers details about its new strategy for the war in Afghanistan.<p>Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., said …

Politics

Rush Limbaugh Explains 'America First' Nationalism To John McCain

On Monday, Rush Limbaugh responded to Sen.

Conservative View

McCain signs on to Democrats' Facebook ad disclosure bill

Sen. John McCain has become the first Republican to sign on to a draft bill from Democrats Amy Klobuchar and Mark Warner that would increase the transparency of political advertisements on social media platforms like Facebook.<p>The move, announced Wednesday by Klobuchar's office, marks a win for the …

Technology

CALLED OUT: Rand Paul Says John McCain, Lindsey Graham Are 'Parading' As Conservatives

Sen. Rand Paul shares a passion with President Trump: Golf. The two teed it up on Sunday, and afterward, Paul said, "The president never loses, …

Conservative View

McCain Backs Budget Bill on Road to Tax Reform

Bloomberg Surveillance<p>October 18th, 2017, 10:02 AM UTC<p>Senator John McCain came out Tuesday in support of a Senate budget resolution that is a …

Business