President Trump hit Sen. John McCain in a speech hours after signing a defense bill named after the Arizona Republican.
Trump, speaking at a New York fundraising event just hours after signing a bill named in Senator McCain’s honor, sarcastically referred to McCain as “one of our wonderful senators,” and referenced McCain’s key vote against a proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
“ObamaCare, we got rid of the individual mandate, which is the most unpopular aspect,” Trump said. “I would’ve gotten rid of everything, but as you know, one of our wonderful senators said ‘thumbs down’ at 2 o’clock in the morning.”
The comment prompted a small chorus of boos from the audience.
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