Sep 10, 2017

John McCain on how he'd like to be remembered

Erica Pandey, author of @Work

Sen. John McCain told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" that he wants to be remembered for having served his country, "and I hope we can add, 'honorably.'"

  • On his health: "The prognosis is very good," but "this is a very virulent form of cancer. It has to be fought against ... I'm not trying to paint this as a rosy picture."
  • On Trump's deal with "Chuck and Nancy": "The proposal that the president accepted, the Speaker of the House had just categorically rejected. That's not the way we need to do business."
  • On North Korea: "Make sure that Kim Jong-Un knows if he acts in an aggressive fashion, the price will be extinction."
  • On DACA: "It is not conscionable to tell young people, who came here as children, that they have to go back to a country that they don't know."

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