John Sidney McCain III (born August 29, 1936) is the senior United States Senator from Arizona. He was the Republican nominee for president in the 2008 United States election. McCain followed his father and grandfather, both four-star admirals, into the United States Navy, graduating from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1958. He became a naval aviator, flying ground-attack aircraft from aircraft carriers. During the Vietnam War, he was almost killed in the 1967 USS Forrestal fire. In October 1967, while on a bombing mission over Hanoi, he was shot down, seriously injured, and captured by the North Vietnamese. He was a prisoner of war until 1973. McCain experienced episodes of torture, and refused an out-of-sequence early repatriation offer. His war wounds left him with lifelong physical limitations.
President Obama made his big primetime speech addressing ISIS this week, underwhelming both conservatives and progressives at the same time. After the speech, GOP foreign policy stalwart John McCain had some choice words - saying President Obama made "a very weak argument."
Senator John McCain (R- Ariz.) expressed his anger with President Obama's reaction to the beheading of American journalist James Foley and called for a dramatic increase of airstrikes to the region. He believes that this tragic incident should be a "turning point" for the president's strategy in defeating the Islamic terror group.
It is far past time for Arizona Republicans to find a real conservative to represent their state.
Danielle Pletka, a foreign policy and defense expert at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) sat down with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Keane, a retired four-star general and former vice chief of staff of the U.S. Army, to discuss viable options for the U.S. role in Iraq moving forward.
Although Arizona Senator John McCain hasn't officially announced he'll be seeking another term, recent comments and a glitzy fundraiser in New York City indicate he'll be putting himself up for re-election.
The United States has encouraged Vladimir Putin to continue violating international law by failing to enact anything ‘meaningful or important’ in the aftermath of Russia’s annexation of Crimea, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday.
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