President Trump on McCain’s Death Yeah, No, I Dealt with That Simply Superb … No Regrets Right here!!!
8/30/2018 6:26 PM PDT
The Prez sat down with Bloomberg Information Thursday for an unique interview within the Oval Workplace, and reporters requested if he missed a possibility to unite the nation and made a mistake by initially not protecting the White Home’s American flag at half employees till McCain was buried — an honor that is been bestowed on different senators who’ve died whereas in workplace.
You may recall … Trump ordered the flag be flown at half employees the day McCain died, nevertheless it was flying at full employees only a day later — which pissed off A LOT of folks, and reportedly brought about a veterans group to personally demand that he decrease it once more out of respect.
Trump caved to the strain, and finally issued a press release praising McCain’s service to the nation after performing clammy at first with reporters who requested concerning the late statesman.
There’s additionally this … Bloomberg requested if he thought McCain would’ve made a greater president than Barack Obama … and DT refused to reply, saying “I don’t wish to touch upon it … I’ve a really sturdy opinion, all proper.” Bloomberg notes that Sarah Huckabee Sanders was staring daggers at her boss whereas he mentioned this, to which he reportedly joked that she was “having a nervous breakdown” over his response — including he may elaborate sometime.
Trump did log off on permitting McCain’s casket to be delivered to D.C. Thursday on Air Pressure Two — usually reserved for the VP and First Girl’s transportation — however famous he did so on the request of the McCain household.