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Offbeat Graham says McCain will 'be with us for a while'

02:35  11 may  2018
02:35  11 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

In AZ, McCain gets visits from Biden, Graham after surgery

  In AZ, McCain gets visits from Biden, Graham after surgery A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery. McCain's visitors have included former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and retired Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman. The 81-year-old McCain had hoped to return to the Senate but has been unable to do so. Still, he has finished work on a new book released this week, "The Restless Wave.".Former Vice President Joe Biden sat with McCain for 90 minutes Sunday, according to people close to both men. Biden followed McCain's closest friends, Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and retired Connecticut Sen.

However, in a joint statement released Sunday, McCain and Graham said that while they still have concerns about Tillerson, they believe he The views that Mr. Tillerson has expressed, both privately and publicly during the confirmation process, give us confidence that he will be a champion for a .

McCain 's going to " be with us for a while to come," Graham told The Associated Press Thursday. Graham says they watched the film "The Man who Shot Liberty Valance" — with McCain narrating along — and talked about the future.

Sen John McCain, R-Ariz., left, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, walks with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, as they arrive for votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. © AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Sen John McCain, R-Ariz., left, chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, walks with Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., chairman of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, as they arrive for votes at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. WASHINGTON — Republican Sen. John McCain is eating, in good humor and keeping tabs on world affairs from Arizona as he regains strength after recent complications in his battle with brain cancer.

That's according to South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham, who spent several days this week with his longtime friend.

McCain's going to "be with us for a while to come," Graham told The Associated Press Thursday.

The 81-year-old senator was diagnosed in July with glioblastoma, an aggressive brain cancer. He left Washington in December and underwent surgery last month for an infection.

Graham says they watched the film "The Man who Shot Liberty Valance" — with McCain narrating along — and talked about the future.

Graham says McCain is on the mend, stabilizing and "always looking for the next battle."

In film, McCain says Americans deserve more from Washington .
Sen. John McCain ends a documentary about his life to send the message that Washington is not giving the American people the government they deserve.The Arizona Republican also says he is doing everything he can to fight the brain cancer that has stricken him. He says he loves life and wants to stick around forever but also believes "there is a great honor that you can die with."McCain's comments come in the HBO documentary: "John McCain: For Whom the Bell Tolls." The title stems from McCain's favorite book and his current condition.

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