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President Trump, rebuked for attacking John McCain, complains he didn’t get ‘thank you’ for his funeral

Andrew Spear/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, already facing widespread rebuke for his attack on Sen. John McCain, stepped up his criticism in a speech on Wednesday in Ohio, at one point, sounding annoyed, saying “I gave him the kind of funeral that he wanted —- which as president I had to approve. I don’t…read more »

GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson calls Trump attack on McCain ‘deplorable’

Scott J. Ferrell/Congressional Quarterly/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Georgia GOP Sen. Johnny Isakson on Wednesday denounced President Trump’s continued attacks against Isakson’s Republican colleague, the late Sen. John McCain.“It’s deplorable what he said,” Isakson said in an interview with Georgia Public Broadcasting’s “Political Rewind” radio show.“It will be deplorable seven months from now if he says it…read more »

Meghan McCain calls President Trump’s latest criticisms of her late father Sen. John McCain ‘a new bizarre low’

Nicolette Cain/ABC(NEW YORK) — Meghan McCain and “The View” co-hosts defended McCain’s late father Sen. John McCain after President Donald Trump’s latest attacks on him.The president condemned Sen. John McCain over the weekend for being “last in his class” and again on Tuesday saying that he was “never a fan” and that he “never will…read more »

EPA chief says water issues a bigger crisis than climate change

Tero Vesalainen/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The head of the top U.S. environmental agency said on Wednesday that the Trump administration considers drinking water quality around the world a bigger crisis than climate change, despite the recent surge in debate around the proposed Green New Deal. In remarks in Washington to mark World Water Day, EPA chief Andrew…read more »

Trump ratchets up attacks after George Conway questions his mental fitness

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday ratcheted up the Twitter feud with George Conway, the husband of his top aide Kellyanne Conway, in a scathing attack in which he calls the prominent conservative lawyer “a stone cold LOSER & husband from hell!” The president’s latest tweet, in which he accuses Conway of…read more »