The wildest things John Kyl actually tried to argue for

Arizona Gov. Dough Ducey (R) announced Tuesday that he will appoint former Sen. Jon Kyl (R) to succeed Sen. John McCain (R), who passed away last month. Kyl previously served alongside McCain until his retirement in 2012.

Kyl has been keeping himself busy since he left the Senate. Among his projects, he’s been lobbying on behalf of the pharmaceutical industry, helping Facebook figure out whether it has a liberal bias, and shepherding Brett Kavanaugh through his nomination proc...

President couldn’t issue meaningful McCain statement because The Media is too mean, says ex-adviser

Rather than issue the typical memorial statement that most human U.S. presidents have issued following the death of political opponents, current President Donald Trump instead apparently nixed a proposed message memorializing Sen. John McCain (R-AZ). Instead, he tweeted a brief comment on Saturday evening that said basically nothing at all, raised the White House flags back from half-staff, and went back to whining about the media. 

My deepest sympathies and res...

John McCain, longtime senator and Trump antagonist, dies of brain cancer

Relatives for US Senator John McCain, 81, the Republican stalwart from Arizona, announced on Friday that he would no longer be receiving treatment for terminal brain cancer. Late Saturday, he succumbed to his illness.

Family and friends had gathered to be near him in his final hours as tributes poured in from both Republicans and Democrats for McCain, who in 2008 was his party’s presidential nominee.

John McCain was an American hero, a man of decenc...

Here are the flimsy promises that got key Republican swing votes to support the tax plan

Several Republican senators who were considered swing votes on the GOP tax plan — a plan the chamber intends to vote on Friday night, without giving members sufficient time to even read the bill — have been swayed with flimsy promises by Republican leadership and the Trump administration.

“After securing significant changes, as well as commitments to pass legislation to help lower health insurance premiums, I will cast my vote in support of the Senate tax reform bi...

These are the lies John McCain is telling himself so he can support Trump’s tax cuts

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) will vote for the Senate tax reform bill, he announced Thursday.

“After careful thought and consideration, I have decided to support the Senate tax reform bill,” McCain said in a statement Thursday morning. “I believe this legislation, though far from perfect, would enhance American competitiveness, boost the economy, and provide long overdue tax relief for middle class families.”

After careful consideration...