Bannon accuses McCain, Bush of 'pablum' for critiquing Trump

2017-10-24 10:00

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is accusing Senator John McCain and former President George W Bush of "more pablum" after they implicitly criticised President Donald Trump.

McCain torpedoes GOP effort to repeal Obamacare

2017-09-23 07:00

US Senator John McCain has announced his opposition to the latest Republican attempt to replace Barack Obama's signature health care law, likely dooming the repeal effort.

McCain, fighting cancer, kills health bill

2017-07-28 22:10

Senator John McCain was supposed to be the saviour of GOP health legislation after returning to Capitol Hill following his brain cancer diagnosis.

US Senate icon McCain diagnosed with brain cancer

2017-07-20 05:05

US Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war and the maverick 2008 Republican presidential nominee, has been diagnosed with brain cancer, his office announced Wednesday.

McCain-led delegation visits Pakistan for talks

2017-07-03 21:46

A US Senate delegation led by top Republican John McCain has flown over Pakistan's tribal areas after meeting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

Putin a bigger threat than ISIS - McCain

2017-05-30 08:06

Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to world security than the so-called Islamic State group, according to veteran US Senator John McCain who also admits Donald Trump makes him "nervous".

McCain makes secret trip to Syria to meet with US troops

2017-02-23 13:32

Sen. John McCain has made a secret trip to northern Syria to meet with U.S. forces stationed there and discuss the campaign for defeating the Islamic State extremists

Trump the top Republican candidate

2015-07-26 18:33

Donald Trump's wild ride to the front of the Republican presidential field showed no signs of abating with a new poll showing him with a big lead in a key early primary state.

Trump should apologise to US military families - McCain

2015-07-20 16:02

Senator John McCain has urged Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to apologise to US military families for saying prisoners of war are nor heroes in his first direct response to remarks by Trump.

US: Only 60 Syrians being trained to fight ISIS

2015-07-08 09:38

Only about 60 Syrian rebels are being trained by the United States to take on ISIS, Defence Secretary Ashton Carter says, admitting it was far below the number hoped for.


McCain takes swipe at Trump military service record

2017-10-23 15:03

Senator John McCain has taken a barely-veiled jab at President Donald Trump's avoidance of military service, sharply escalating their war of words.

'Time to move on' from health care, Senate GOP leader says

2017-07-30 08:22

This week's setbacks for Republicans on health care have highlighted the inability of party leaders to resolve internal battles.

Congressional tradition allows McCain time to battle cancer

2017-07-22 11:30

Tradition in Congress allows McCain and other sick lawmakers plenty of time to treat and recover from illness.

McCain to be honoured for 'lifetime of service'

2017-07-07 05:47

US Senator John McCain has been named this year's recipient of the National Constitution Centre's Liberty Medal.

2 Republican US senators slam Egypt's NGO law as 'draconian'

2017-06-01 19:53

2 Republican senators have slammed Egypt's new 'draconian' law for effectively banning work of NGO amid crackdown on dissent.

McCain to Trump: Provide wiretap evidence or retract claim

2017-03-13 09:04

The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence backing up his claim about wiretaps at Trump Plaza.

Trump critic McCain meets Saudi king

2017-02-21 21:03

Influential American Senator John McCain, a critic of President Donald Trump, has held talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman.

Trump jumps far into lead in Republican race

2015-07-21 09:04

White House hopeful Donald Trump jumped far into the lead in the race for the 2016 Republican nomination, a poll has shown, despite a backlash over his comments disparaging US war hero John McCain.

Trump called out after criticising McCain

2015-07-19 13:06

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is being slammed by fellow candidates after he criticised 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain on his status as a "war hero".

McCain denounces US troop withdrawal plan in Afghanistan

2015-07-04 16:57

Influential Senator John McCain says the complete withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan by the end of 2016 would be a "serious mistake".

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