John Mccain

Birth Day January 3rd, 1987
Birth Place Coco Solo, Panama
Age 37 Years Old

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John Sidney McCain III famed as John McCain was an American politician as well as Military officer who had served as a Senator from Arizona from January 1987 until his death. He was the Republican Party’s presidential nominee in the 2008 presidential elections. He joined the U.S Naval Academy, eventually becoming a naval aviator and also he took part in the Vietnam War and was almost killed, on a bombing mission over Hanoi, when his plane was shot down and he was taken a prisoner. In 2015, he became Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. After being diagnosed with brain cancer in 2017, he reduced his role in the Senate in order to focus on treatment. He died on August 25, 2018, four days before his 82nd birthday. John McCain was a very skillful politician. 

Officers were told to keep USS John McCain from Trump's view during Japan visit

Officers were told to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Trump's view during his Memorial Day weekend visit to Japan. David Martin reports that a U.S. Indo-Pacific Command official wrote an email to Navy and Air Force officials before Mr. Trump's arrival. It included instructions for the proper landing areas for helicopters and preparations for the USS Wasp, the ship on which the president was to speak. The official then issued a third instruction: "USS John McCain needs to be out of sight," according to the email, which was first obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The Washington Post and Associated Press also confirmed its existence. Three U.S. officials spoke Wednesday to the AP on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss private email correspondence. The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey tweeted late Wednesday that, "Admin officials confirm WSJ story. The request was made to make sure McCain ship wasn't visible. Aides say Trump wasn't involved in request-but it was made to prevent any potential ire from POTUS." The USS John S. McCain is named for the late senator and his father and grandfather, who were both Navy admirals. The destroyer was involved in a 2017 collision that took the lives of 10 crew members and, the Reuters news service reports is currently undergoing repairs.

White House, Navy exchanged emails about keeping USS McCain out of Trump's sight

President Donald Trump and John McCain's long-running feud is back in the spotlight following reports that White House and lower-level US Navy officials traded emails about keeping a warship named from the late senator's father and grandfather out of sight ahead of the President's trip to Japan. Two Navy officials confirmed to CNN Wednesday night that the White House Military Office asked lower-level US Navy officials about keeping the ship out of view. One of the Navy officials further clarified Thursday morning that the discussion included obscuring the ship or moving it, which was not practical because the ship was under repairs at the time. 

How old was John McCain at the time of his death?

John McCain was 81 years old at the time of his death.  

What nationality is John McCain?

John McCain was born as John Sidney McCain III on August 29, 1936, at Coco Solo Naval Air Station in the Panama Canal Zone, to naval officer John S. McCain Jr. (1911-1981) and Roberta (Wright) McCain (b. 1912). He had an older sister Sandy and a younger brother Joe. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is Mixed. As per his education, he attended about 20 schools. In 1951, the family settled in Northern Virginia, and McCain attended Episcopal High School, a private preparatory boarding school in Alexandria. He is graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1958 and received a commission in the United States Navy. His religion is Christian and sun sign is Virgo. 

When did John McCain die?

John McCain died at the age of 81 on 25th August 2018. His family announced that he would no longer receive treatment for his cancer on 24th August. He died the following day at 4:28 p.m. MST (11:28 p.m. UTC), with his wife and family beside him, at his home in Cornville, Arizona. He lay in state in the Arizona State Capitol in Phoenix on August 29, which would have been his 82nd birthday.  He was buried at the United States Naval Academy Cemetery on September 2, next to his Naval Academy classmate and lifelong friend Admiral Charles R. Larson. Prior to his death, McCain requested that former Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama deliver eulogies at his funeral, and asked that both President Donald Trump and former Alaska Governor and 2008 vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin not attend any of the services.

How tall was John McCain?

John was a very handsome and good looking person with a charming smile always on his face. He has a tall height of 1.75 m and balanced weight of 45 Kg. His other body details will be added soon. 

Who was McCain's first wife?

John McCain was a married person. In 1965, John McCain firstly married Carol Shepp, a model from Philadelphia, thus becoming step-father to her two kids, Douglas and Andrew, from her previous marriage. The couple had their first child in 1966: daughter Sidney. However, due to McCain’s extramarital affair with Cindy Lou Hensley, daughter of a multimillionaire beer distributor in Phoenix, the couple divorced in 1980. He married Cindy in 1980, a month after his divorce. The couple had four children: Meghan McCain (1984), John Sidney IV (1986), James Hensley (1988), and Bridget Leela (1991, adopted from a Bangladeshi orphanage). His sexual orientation is Straight. 

What is the net worth of McCain?

In 2018, McCain's net worth was estimated to be $200 million. The exact salary of McCain has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon. His source of income was from his political career. 

What is McCain famous for?

  • John began his career with military training at Pensacola for two-and-half years. 
  • In 1960, he became a naval aviator of ground-attack aircraft and began flying USS Intrepid and USS Enterprise in the Caribbean and Mediterranean Seas.
  • In July 1997, during the Vietnam War, he volunteered to fly A-4 Skyhawk in the bombing campaign, Operation Rolling Thunder, where his plane went down in a bomb explosion, but McCain escaped with injuries on legs and chest.
  • On his 23rd bombing mission in the year 1967, his A-4E Skyhawk was attacked over the North Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, where he broke both arms and one leg and was held captive in Hoa Lo Prison or ‘Hanoi Hilton’.
  • He underwent rehabilitation and physical therapy for months to get his injuries treated and again resumed his flying duty in late 1974.
  • Due to his better prospects in politics after being assigned as the Navy’s liaison to the US Senate in the year 1977, he retired from the Navy in 1981 on the rank of a captain. 
  • After that, he moved to Arizona to his second wife, Cindy’s residence and started working in her father’s company, Hensley & Co, handling public relations and establishing political connections.
  • He was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1982 and 1984. 
  • He was elected as the US Senate from Arizona in 1986, defeating longtime Arizona Republican Barry Goldwater, and was, thereafter re-elected in 1992, 1998, 2004, and 2010.
  • He also served as a member on the Armed Services Committee, Commerce Committee, and Indian Affairs Committee, but rose to national prominence through his 1988 Republican National Convention speech.
  • He got involved in a scandal as a ‘Keating Five’ member for having connections with savings and loan swindler Charles Keating, Jr. in the year 1987. 
  • He served as the Chairman of the International Republican Institute, from January 1993 till his death in 2018.
  • Despite differing thoughts on several issues, like illegal immigration, pork-barrel spending, global warming, torture, and a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, he supported Bush for 2004 presidential re-elections.
  • He has been a supporter of the 2007 surge of Iraq troops and stressed upon winning the 2001 Afghanistan War.
  • On July 28, he cast the decisive vote against the Republicans' final proposal that month, the so-called "skinny repeal" option, which failed 49-51.
  • He did not vote in the Senate after December 2017, remaining instead in Arizona to undergo cancer treatment.
  • He did not vote in the Senate after December 2017, remaining instead in Arizona to undergo cancer treatment on 15th April 2018. 

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