Posted on 9/24/2017, 9:08:54 PM by conservative98
Arizona Sen. John McCain insists his vote against a GOP plan to repeal ObamaCare is not payback for Donald Trump demeaning the former POW’s heroism during the Vietnam War when the president remarked, “I like people who weren’t captured.”
“If I took offense at everybody who has said something about me, or disparaged me or something like that — life is too short. You’ve got to move on,” McCain, a Navy pilot who spent more than five years in a North Vietnamese prison, told CBS’s “60 Minutes” in an interviewed that aired Sunday.
“And on an issue of this importance to the nation, for me to worry about a personal relationship, then I’m not doing my job,” the senator added. see also McCain deals potential death blow to GOP health bill McCain deals potential death blow to GOP health bill
McCain, the Republican presidential nominee in 2008, said the president has never apologized to him for making the caustic comments in July 2015, a gesture that would help repair the ongoing feud between the two.
But McCain said they are ”different people,” with a “different upbringing” and “different life experiences.”
“He is in the business of making money and he has been successful both in television as well as Miss America and others,” McCain said in the interview that aired on Sunday. “I was raised in a military family. I was raised in the concept and belief that duty, honor, country is the — is the lodestar for the behavior that we have to exhibit every single day.”
“I don’t know what he’s going to do tomorrow … or say tomorrow,” he said of Trump. “He changes his statements almost on a daily basis. So for me to spend my time trying to analyze what he says, I don’t know.”
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