WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator’s dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal.
Without using McCain’s name, Trump spoke of his move in December that effectively defeated the overhaul in a close vote.READ MORE: California Recall Could Boost Newsom's Clout For 2022
The president told the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) that “except for one Senator, who came into a room at three o’clock in the morning and went like that,” Trump gave a thumbs-down, “we would have had health care (reform), too.”
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Trump added, “I won’t use his name.”
McCain was diagnosed with brain cancer last summer and is in Arizona battling the disease. His daughter, Meghan McCain, said Friday on ABC’s “The View,” that she’d address Trump’s remarks with her mother, Cindy, next week.MORE NEWS: 'Smallville' Actor Allison Mack Enters Prison In NXIVM Sex Slave Case
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