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.
Nevada Sen. Dean Heller knew it wasnt a good idea to ban arms from our military bases and recruiting centers, which is why in Juneweeks before the Chattanooga attackhe submitted an amendment to the 2016 National Defense Authorization Act which would give military base commanders the authority to allow service members to carry personal firearms.
Yeah, Mac is in the crosshairs.
It's not about race.
The United States will continue sanctions against Russia and financial support of Ukrainian forces, President Obama announced at a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House this afternoon. He did not mention sending lethal weapons to Ukraine.
A group from the feminist grassroots organization CODEPINK repeatedly interrupted a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing this morning, calling for the arrest of former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, a witness at the hearing.
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."