McCain shocked Republicans and Democrats by voting alongside Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) to oppose the bare bones “skinny” repeal of ObamaCare on Friday.
According to a report by The Washington Post, McCain was called by both Biden and former Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) ahead of the vote, both pleading with McCain to oppose the “skinny’ repeal.
Biden’s son, Beau, died in 2015 from a similar brain cancer that McCain was diagnosed with earlier this month. Read more at The Hill.