John McCain

McCain on CBO projection of 22 million fewer insured: “Obviously, that’s not good news”

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) explained on Monday that he’s not excited about 22 million fewer Americans having access to health insurance — even as he supports a health care bill that would result in that precise outcome.<p>On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office released a report estimating that upward …

Health Care

McConnell Faces Mutiny On GOP Health Care Plan

He is down, but he is not out.<p>WASHINGTON ― After the Congressional Budget Office dealt another blow to the Republican health care plan, Senate GOP leaders on Monday night scrambled to figure out a way forward for a bill already on shaky ground.<p>Republican leaders seemed to have no margin of error …

U.S. Congress

GOP’s message on ObamaCare is us versus them

Do you want to be known as the Republican who killed the repeal of ObamaCare? That’s the question every GOP senator will weigh over the next week, …

U.S. Congress

Yemen to probe alleged interrogation abuses by UAE, US

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's internationally-recognized government on Saturday ordered the creation of a committee to investigate allegations of human rights violations, following reports that U.S. military interrogators worked with forces from the United Arab Emirates who are accused of torturing …

Middle East

First on CNN: House defense bill boosts spending on fighter jets, ships

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House's defense authorization bill includes a major $21 billion boost to buy more weapons for the Pentagon, allocating major funding upgrades to F-35 and F/A-18 fighter jets and Navy shipbuilding programs.<p>But the bill is slightly smaller than House Armed Services Chairman Mac …

Military

Add Russia next to health care on list of policies Obama still needs to defend

Former President Barack Obama might be wishing he was still on vacation.<p>Both his handling of Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and his …

Health Care

Frustrated Dems say Obama botched Russia response

"It was inadequate," Rep. Eric Swalwell said.

Russia

Trump signs law to clean up Veterans Affairs hospital problems

Trump is taking a small step at making good on a campaign promise to improve services and health care for vets.

Veterans

Lawmakers, media face off in ninth annual Congressional Women's Softball Game

0:43<p>2:39<p>How the Republican Health Care Bill would change Medicaid<p>2:07<p>Karen Handel wins Georgia House race, thanks Trump<p>60:01<p>President Trump announces …

James Comey

Coats: Trump seemed obsessed with Russia probe

Director of national intelligence Dan Coats told House investigators Thursday that President Trump repeatedly asked him to publicly announce there …

World Leaders

Don't Fall for the 'Memory' Pills Targeting Baby Boomers

A lot of people made the same bad joke on Twitter when Senator John McCain seemed confused during former FBI Director James Comey’s senate testimony …

Urban

CNN's Ana Navarro Says She Told John McCain 'We're F---d' If Sarah Palin Became President

CNN commentator Ana Navarro made a name for herself in 2016 as an anti-Trump Republican on cable TV. But, so she says, it isn’t a new thing. Navarro …

Elections

John McCain on Trumpcare: I haven't seen it, but I'm sure the Russians have

Republican Senator John McCain hasn’t seen his party’s health care bill, slated for a vote next week – but thinks he knows who has.<p>Asked by <i>Bloomberg</i> …

U.S. Congress

'I Think It's Wrong': Sen. McCain Blasts Senate Secrecy on Health Care Insider

<b>NJ Prof. Claims 'Public Lynching' After Being Suspended for Comments on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight'</b><p>Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) said he hasn't seen a draft of Senate Republicans' health care bill, but joked that the Russians have probably seen it by now.<p>"No, nor have I met any American that has," the …

Health Care

Senate Republicans are complaining about their party’s secret health care bill

John McCain is complaining about the Senate's secretive health care bill, but not doing much else<p>Many Senate Republicans are speaking out against the process used by their party’s leadership to write a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. Like their Democratic colleagues, they are noting that the …

Republicans

Hillary Clinton sees no gain in favorability since losing the presidential election

Hillary Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, witnessed no increase in favorability after losing last fall's presidential election, according to a Gallup poll released Wednesday.<p>The poll found that 41% of Americans view Clinton favorably, which is the same percentage that had a …

Elections

McCain threatens to block Trump's Pentagon nominee

<b>(CNN) —</b> Senate armed services committee Chairman John McCain threatened Tuesday to block President Donald Trump's deputy defense secretary nominee.<p>McCain charged that Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan was ducking questions during his confirmation hearing, particularly over his response in a written …

Republicans

John McCain: I haven't seen the GOP's Obamacare repeal bill, "but I'm sure the Russians have"

Published<p>by Tom McKay<p>ShareEmail<p>Published<p>by Tom McKay<p>Sen. John McCain says he hasn't seen the Senate version of the Republican bill to repeal and …

Julius Caesar

'We've done nothing': McCain urges House to pass Russia sanctions bill immediately

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain of Arizona says the House should vote immediately on the Russia sanctions package.<p>The Republican chairman of the Armed Services Committee predicted the legislation would pass overwhelmingly in the House after winning 98 votes in the Senate.<p>"We all know that the …

U.S. Congress

Perry sees climate denial as evidence of being 'intellectually engaged'

In the Obama administration, the first Energy Secretary was Steven Chu, a Nobel laureate and a physics professor at Berkeley. He was succeeded by …

Climate

The secretive Senate health care process is wrong. Just ask Republicans.

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a good chance that somewhere on Capitol Hill right now, a group of 13 Republican senators from 10 states, all white men, are drawing up a bill that could reshape health care in America for generations.<p>The deliberations have been closely guarded and no one, including many of their …

Politics

Five Takeaways From Tuesday's Special Elections

Last night, the political world was glued to computer and television screens in a manner reminiscent of a general election, to watch returns filter …

Elections

John McCain: Otto Warmbier 'Was Murdered by the Kim Jong-Un Regime'

Gage Skidmore/Flickr<p>On Monday night, in the aftermath of the death of Otto Warmbier, the American who went into a coma while in North Korean custody, …

World News

McCain Says He Hasn’t Seen Health Care Bill

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) told Bloomberg he still has not yet seen the Republican party’s plan to repeal and replace Obamacare.Said McCain: “No, nor …

Republicans

McCain: No American has seen healthcare bill, but I'm sure Russia has

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said he hasn't met an American who has seen the Senate Republicans' healthcare bill yet, though he's "sure the Russians …

U.S. Congress

Arizona delegation urges Flake, McCain to maintain Medicaid

A Republican state senator and representatives from business and health care groups are urging GOP Sens. John McCain and Jeff Flake not to back cuts …

Health Care

Senator McCain is a Crony’s Best Friend

For a guy who has allegedly spent his political career trying to make and do right – after his being named in the late 1980s Keating Five scandal – …

Republicans

John McCain jokes that more Russians than Americans have probably seen the Senate health-care bill

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) got salty Tuesday when <i>Bloomberg</i> asked him if he'd seen his party's plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare. "No, nor have I …

Republicans

Cindy McCain: Crony Philanthropist

After "aggressively courting" her for the role, President Donald Trump has reportedly nabbed Cindy McCain to serve in his State Department as an …

Slavery

Trump meets Ukrainian leader amid Russia investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met with his Ukrainian counterpart Tuesday amid intensifying questions over whether his administration will step in to protect partners in the face of Russian aggression.<p>The meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko was originally described by the …

World Leaders