Joe Biden supports John McCain after 'dying' comment from White House aide

Charles V Payne

Charles V Payne

According to sources, in a staff meeting on Thursday, Sadler joked that McCain's opposition to the president's Central Intelligence Agency director nominee doesn't matter because "he's dying anyway".

Press secretary Sarah Sanders scolded her staff Friday for the derogatory comment about Sen.

In the meeting with communications staffers, Sanders called the comment by special assistant Kelly Sadler "unacceptable", according to ABC News, but sources told the network she was more upset over the leak of the remark. The White House said Thursday night in a statement: 'we respect Senator McCain's service to our nation and he and his family are in our prayers during this hard time.' Sanders says the White House has respect for all Americans.

"Don't feel bad for me or my family". John McCain leaked from a closed-door assembly, based on a number of senior White Home officers.

The people, who were not authorized to discuss internal deliberations and spoke to AP on condition of anonymity, described feeling shocked and stunned by the remark.

As in so much of the senator's extraordinary life, the rebellious Republican is facing this challenging chapter - battling brain cancer - in his own rule-breaking way, stirring up old fights and starting new ones.

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., pauses before speaking to reporters during a meeting of the National Defense Authorization Act conferees in Washington.

"I don't perceive what sort of setting you're working in when that might be acceptable and you'll come to work the subsequent day and nonetheless have a job", McCain stated.

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She did not mention McCain's name.

Her family, she said on the show, is "really strong" and "there's so much more love and prayer and unbelievable energy being generated towards us than anything negative at all".

Haspel faced grilling Wednesday by the Senate Intelligence Committee about her role overseeing some CIA operations after the September 11 attacks.

She also had pointed words for the White House.

As for the president, he and McCain have had a troubled relationship.

"To say he's not a hero because he was a prisoner of war is stupid", Gerson added, alluding to President Trump's knock on McCain during the presidential campaign.

But if Trump has not set a tone of disrespect for McCain in his White House, how did this happen?

Sadler did not immediately return a request for comment Sunday. "We have a respect for all Americans and that is what we try to put forward in everything we do, both in word and in action, focusing on doing things that help every American in this country, every single day", Ms. Sanders said.

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