Fact Check: Trump Just Makes It Up Against John McCain

President Trump is making up facts about a veterans’ health care program in his latest dig at late Sen. John McCain. He says he’s no fan of McCain, a Vietnam War veteran and tortured prisoner of war, faulting him for failing to pass a program that gave veterans the option to see a private doctor at public expense–though McCain did successfully sponsor such a law.

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McCain Emerges as Trump’s Top GOP Nemesis in Congress

Since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, Sen. John McCain has broken with the president on his immigration order, warned him against any rapprochement with Moscow, lectured him on the illegality of torture,and also hammered Trump for backing away from — instead of embracing — international free trade agreements.

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