The life and legacy of John McCain

Tributes from around the US are pouring in for Sen. John McCain. Take a look at his remarkable life, courage and message for America.NPR, 8/28/2018, 3:31 AM

Trump orders flags at half-staff following McCain's death

Trump issues statement recognizing death of Senator John McCain following criticism of his response to the passing of the longtime senator.Ben Ariel, 8/27/2018, 11:35 PM

Charles Schumer wants to name Senate building for John McCain

Democratic Minority Leader seeks to rename Russell building after late Republican Senator John McCain.JTA, 8/28/2018, 1:12 AM

McCain to be buried next Sunday

Senator John McCain will be buried at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland a day after a national memorial service in Washington.Ben Ariel, 8/27/2018, 1:37 AM

The end of the heroic:  Senator John McCain (RIP)

John McCain was living proof of something intangible that American culture has lost.Prof. Paul Eidelberg, 8/26/2018, 11:41 PM

'No greater defender of Israel than John McCain'

Netanyahu remembers late Senator John McCain as a 'great patriot' and 'defender of Israel'.David Rosenberg, 8/26/2018, 5:42 PM

'An American patriot and true friend of Israel'

PM Netanyahu eulogizes Senator John McCain following his passing. 'His support for Israel never wavered.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:29 AM

Flashback: Senator McCain speaks to Arutz Sheva

John McCain was in Israel in October 2015, when he spoke to Arutz Sheva about recent terror attack in Tel Aviv, and the proper US response.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/26/2018, 10:02 AM

Israeli politicians eulogize John McCain

Minister Shaked: 'McCain was one of Israel's greatest friends. An American hero who refused release from captivity before other soldiers.'Hezki Baruch, 8/26/2018, 8:37 AM

Senator McCain passes away

Republican Arizona Senator dies at age 81 after a battle with cancer.Ben Ariel, 8/26/2018, 4:31 AM

McCain stops brain cancer treatment

Family of longtime Arizona Senator says he has decided to stop treatment for the brain cancer he has been battling for over a year.Ben Ariel, Canada, 8/25/2018, 12:11 AM

McCain blasts 'disgraceful' Trump-Putin meeting

Arizona Senator among series of lawmakers to criticize Trump following his summit with Russian President.Elad Benari, 7/17/2018, 3:05 AM

McCain to Trump: Hold Putin accountable or cancel meeting

Arizona Senator suggests Trump cancel his meeting with Russian President if he won't hold him "accountable" for aggression toward the U.S.Ben Ariel, Canada, 7/14/2018, 1:36 AM

McCain regrets not picking Joe Lieberman as 2008 running mate

Arizona Senator battling cancer says he regrets not choosing Joe Lieberman, Democrat turned independent, for VP in 2008 race.JTA, 5/8/2018, 7:26 AM

McCain: I want Obama at my funeral - but not Trump

Senator battling brain cancer reportedly planning his own funeral, requesting presidents Bush and Obama eulogize him.David Rosenberg, 5/7/2018, 8:25 AM

McCain scolds Trump in new book

Arizona Senator accuses Trump of failing to uphold U.S. values in his new memoir.Ben Ariel, 5/4/2018, 5:35 AM

Senator McCain in 'stable condition' following surgery

John McCain, diagnosed with cancer in 2017, underwent surgery to treat intestinal infection, said to be in 'stable condition'.David Rosenberg, 4/17/2018, 11:49 AM

John McCain: Very poor prognosis on brain cancer

Former Republican presidential candidate and Arizona senator says doctors not optimistic about fight with brain tumor.Gary Willig, 9/25/2017, 7:15 PM

Watch: John McCain returns to Senate to applause

Senators applaud as Arizona Senator diagnosed with brain cancer returns for vote on healthcare bill., 7/25/2017, 10:24 PM

McCain: I'll be back soon

Despite surgery to remove cancerous tumor near left eye, Senator John McCain pledges to return to Senate soon.David Rosenberg, 7/20/2017, 8:34 PM

John McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

2008 GOP presidential candidate diagnosed with 'aggressive' form of brain cancer. Experts suggest senator has 14-16 months to live.David Rosenberg, 7/20/2017, 9:44 AM

McCain: Putin a bigger threat than ISIS

Senator John McCain warns that Russian President is a "premier and most important threat".Ben Ariel, 5/30/2017, 5:37 AM

McCain: Trump should consider strike on North Korea

Senator John McCain says pre-emptive strike against North Korea should be considered, but only as the last resort.Ben Ariel, 5/1/2017, 12:07 AM

McCain: China has done nothing on North Korea

Arizona Senator criticizes China for not helping ease tensions with North Korea.Ben Ariel, 4/27/2017, 5:43 AM

McCain: North Korean leader a 'crazy fat kid'

Arizona Senator says China is the only one who can control Kim Jong-Un.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/23/2017, 5:45 AM

McCain: Trump should present proof of Obama wiretapping

Senator John McCain urges Trump to come up with evidence of Obama wiretapping or retract his claim.Ben Ariel, 3/13/2017, 4:13 AM

McCain secretly visits Syria

Senator McCain visits Kurdish-held region of Syria, meets United States military officials.Ben Ariel, 2/23/2017, 5:39 AM

Republican Senators to vote in favor of Trump's Sec'y of State

Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham will vote in favor of Rex Tillerson despite their concerns over his ties with Russia.Ben Ariel, 1/23/2017, 3:03 AM

Speaker Ryan: Obama abstention 'absolutely shameful'

House Speaker, Senator McCain and Israeli lawmakers blast Obama administration for abstaining at the UN Security Council.Ben Ariel, Canada, 12/23/2016, 10:23 PM

Who did Kasich vote for?

Ohio Governor John Kasich revealed his choice for president after sending his mail-in ballot on Monday.David Rosenberg, 11/1/2016, 8:55 AM

Trump attacks Republican Party leaders who dropped support

Trump shrugged off Republican leaders who dropped support, and publicized new ad showing Hillary as a proven failure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2016, 9:06 PM

Despite scandal, Trump maintains support among Republican voters

Under attack for a leaked video in which he makes lewd comments about women, Donald Trump sees only a small drop in overall support.Gary Willig, 10/9/2016, 4:16 PM

Trump says there is 'zero chance' he will quit

Despite heavy criticism from Republican leaders, Trump says there is 'zero chance' he will quit his candidacy for election.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/9/2016, 10:18 AM

Republican senators seek to give Israel more in defense aid

Senators Graham, Ayotte, McCain and Cruz say they want to add a measure giving Israel an additional $1.5 billion in military aid.Elad Benari, 9/21/2016, 6:14 AM

Trump declines to endorse Ryan and McCain

Donald Trump declines to endorse House Speaker and former presidential nominee in their primary fights, says he's "not quite there".Ben Ariel, 8/3/2016, 4:16 AM

Backlash to Trump's Khan comments comes swift and hard

Unilateral and bipartisan condemnation burns through the media after Trump criticizes the family of a fallen soldier.Rachel Kaplan, 8/1/2016, 10:55 PM

McCain: Obama 'directly responsible' for Orlando shooting

Leading Republican Senator blames Obama for mass shooting in Orlando, then takes back the comment.Ben Ariel, 6/17/2016, 5:15 AM

McCain backs Trump, but doesn't forget insult

Ex-presidential nominee slams anti-Trump party leaders who are 'out of step' with voters, but demands he apologize to prisoners of war.Ari Yashar, 5/8/2016, 7:36 PM

McCain: Fight against ISIS is headed for a slow failure

Senior Republican lawmaker warns the United States-led coalition must scale up the fight against ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/6/2016, 5:20 AM

McCain backs Romney on Trump

Arizona Senator urges Republican voters to "pay close attention" to what experts are saying about Trump.Ben Ariel, 3/4/2016, 12:15 AM

Syria peace deal is 'Ukraine 2.0'

McCain slams ceasefire agreement for letting Russia keep bombing at will, Ya'alon skeptical: 'we can't make an egg from an omelette.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/14/2016, 3:21 PM

Watch: McCain flabbergasted that Kerry supports Russia's bombing

'I'm not making this up,' says an incensed McCain quoting Kerry's support for Russian bombing of US-backed Syrian opposition forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/18/2015, 2:01 PM

Senators want more troops, including US, to fight ISIS in Syria

John McCain, Lindsey Graham call for 100,000 soldiers from Middle East, US to fight against ISIS in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/29/2015, 8:09 PM

McCain: Terror Wave May be Due to Obama's Weakness

Ex-presidential candidate says Abbas acting with impunity, likely due to perceived American weakness in region.Eliran Aharon, 10/9/2015, 9:01 AM

McCain: It'll be Hard, but Not Impossible, to Override Veto

Arizona senator tells Arutz Sheva the dynamics in Congress favor those who oppose the Iran deal.Nitsan Keidar, 8/6/2015, 12:13 AM

Top US Navy Nominee Debunks Obama's 'Deal or War' Claim

Watch: Adm. Richardson, nominee to be next Chief of Naval Operations, tells Senate there are 'other options besides going to war' with Iran.Ari Yashar, 7/30/2015, 10:54 PM

US Admits Only 60 Syrians Being Trained to Fight ISIS

Defense Secretary admits to piddling number of 'moderate' recruits far below expected turnout, as McCain charges Obama is 'losing to ISIS.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/8/2015, 9:21 AM

Senator McCain: 'Delusional' Obama Losing against ISIS

'When you are not winning, you are losing," McCain says, blasting Obama's 'delusional' lack of strategy, weak response to ISIS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/7/2015, 10:23 PM

Congress Demands Obama Step Back From Iran Nuclear Deal

Leading Senators urge a 'pause' in negotiations, slam administration official for saying nuclear inspections unnecessary.Ari Yashar, 7/2/2015, 12:48 PM

Sen. McCain: Obama, Get Over Your Tantrum

Republican senator tells Obama – 'the least of your problems is what Bibi said in an election campaign.'Gil Ronen, 3/22/2015, 7:57 PM

McCain Stands Behind Republican Letter to Iran

Senator John McCain says Republicans stand behind a letter to Iran's leaders despite an outpouring of criticism.Elad Benari, 3/13/2015, 6:15 AM

McCain: Relations With Israel 'the Worst I've Ever Seen'

Republican Senator John McCain says President Obama has had "unrealistic expectations" of Israel.Elad Benari, 2/2/2015, 6:12 AM

US Senator John McCain Urges Ground Forces to Combat ISIS

Heading a delegation of US senators to the Middle East, John McCain argues ground forces are needed to defeat ISIS for good.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/19/2015, 9:25 PM

Syria Complains to UN: McCain Violated Our Sovereignty

Syria complains to UN about several officials, including Senator John McCain, who entered the country without visas.Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/6/2015, 2:14 AM

Former Egyptian Minister: McCain is a 'Crazy Man'

Former Egyptian Minister Ahmad Abu Al-Gheit says Senator John McCain is a "crazy senator who lives in a dream".Arutz Sheva Staff, 1/2/2015, 5:45 AM

Republicans Blast Obama Over 'Chickens**t' Comments

"There is no excuse for Obama Administration officials to insult the Prime Minister of Israel," say senators McCain and Graham.Elad Benari, 10/30/2014, 6:16 AM

Contradicting Obama, Dempsey Calls for Iraq Ground Operation

Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff tells Congress he recommends escalation Obama has opposed with disastrous results on the ground.Ari Yashar, 9/16/2014, 10:46 PM