Skip to comments.Sen. John McCain returns to Arizona, will miss vote on GOP tax bill
Posted on 12/17/2017 12:40:31 PM PST by springwater13
epublican Sen. John McCain is returning to Arizona after spending several days in a Maryland hospital recovering from side effects from chemotherapy treatment for brain cancer, CBS News has learned.
McCain left Washington Sunday and is heading back to his home state to spend the holidays with his family. He will not be on hand for the final vote on the GOP tax passage expected for early this week. It is unclear when McCain might return to Washington.
Despite a razor-thin margin needed to pass the measure, McCain's presence will not likely be the determining factor in the vote. Two critical senators -- Bob Corker of Tennessee and Marco Rubio of Florida -- announced their support for the bill last week after initially saying they would oppose earlier versions.
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He won’t see the new year not playing God here but its over good riddance
If he can’t do the job he should resign, and let someone else do the job.
Prayers for his family...especially his children and new son in law. What a sad time.
Re: tax bill? Will there be enough votes?
Nevermind I just read the rest of article.
What’s not good about that?
Yes, he just HAS to be in Arizona. Today. Not in three days TODAY. Missing a crucial vote. But not voting no. The thought of screwing Trump is the only thing keeping him alive. Cause there’s no medical care available near D. C.
Don’t buy any green bananas you creep McCain.
He needs to resign immediately.
I do not wish this diagnosis on anyone. I lost a sibling to it.
McCain is out, and Thad Cochrane is recovering from melanoma, so he won’t be there either.
Good thing Luther Strange is still there till the end of the month, that makes it 50-48 IF Jowls can keep every Republican in line ...
At least this pos won’t vote no.
He is probably in his final weeks, maybe even days. The end can come rather quickly in these cases. He would not be leaving DC right now, with no photos, unless he were pretty severely incapacitated.
At least this pos wont vote no.
Nope, this is his vote no and proves what Trump said in the campaign about him, he is no Hero, but a childish coward.
Cochran will be there. Melanoma is only debilitating in end stage and if we are really just hearing about this seriously now, he likely will be in shape to vote on the bill. If not it can go to 50/48
But once McCain dies Chuckie loses a sure vote. Of course McCain as a dead voter will always vote Democrat forever.
You are assuming John uniparty McCain isnt doing his job as his cancer ridden brain would perceive it....
Somebody is engineering a fail here. That’s how it looks to me. With this type of news I don’t’ think we’ll be seeing McCain back in the Senate. If we do, then my guess is that he’s taking a piss on PDJT.
Everybody including the enemedia is counting this in the Win column for Trump — it’s not been voted on yet.
If they replace McCain, They can’t swear the replacement in until next term because McConnell is putting the stop on Jones being sworn in early. He couldn’t justify swearing in McCain’s appointment and not an elected Senator.
Ugly grave dancing on this thread. Bile like that is usually on left wing websites.
Based on the statements from his doctors (which are very different from the ones from the MSM) I would say he still has 2-3 years left.
He spent years in an NVA prison, godspeed.
What do you expect for a pos who makes Benedict Arnold look like George Washington? The sooner he croaks the better for the world.