John McCain

US Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote: Reports

US Senator John McCain to miss key tax vote: Reports

The measure is President Donald Trump's last shot at a major legislative accomplishment in his first year in office.

Dec 18, 2017, 08:07 AM IST

Donald Trump slams John McCain, says Republicans will ''eventually'' repeal Obamacare

The President acknowledged that McCain`s opposition hurt the Republicans` repeal efforts, but insisted the party would "go back" and press for repeal.

Sep 23, 2017, 10:44 AM IST
US senator McCain seeks military, economic costs on Pak if it 'continues to support terror groups'

US senator McCain seeks military, economic costs on Pak if it 'continues to support terror groups'

McCain is chairman of the powerful Senate Armed Services Committee and legislative moves by him always get through the Congress.

Jul 29, 2017, 17:16 PM IST
US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain tumour

US Senator McCain diagnosed with brain tumour

US Senator and former Republican presidential candidate John McCain was diagnosed with a brain tumour, his office has said.

Jul 20, 2017, 11:16 AM IST

United States Senate to delay vote on Republican healthcare bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed the move on Saturday night, reports CNN.

Jul 16, 2017, 10:42 AM IST

US may call for sanctions on Russia over 'interference' in presidential elections

 Three prominent US senators have warned that Russia may face sanctions over the country`s alleged interference in the recently concluded presidential election, media report said on Thursday.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:51 AM IST
US Congress conditions $400 million of $900 million aid to Pakistan

US Congress conditions $400 million of $900 million aid to Pakistan

The 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) imposes four conditions on Pakistan to be eligible for USD 400 million of the USD 900 million of the Coalition Support Fund (CSF).

Dec 09, 2016, 13:33 PM IST
John McCain pulls support from Trump after lewd comments

John McCain pulls support from Trump after lewd comments

"I have wanted to support the candidate our party nominated. But Donald Trump's behavior this week make it impossible to continue, McCain said.

Oct 09, 2016, 04:47 AM IST

Donald Trump declines to endorse Ryan, McCain for re-election

Donald Trump on Tuesday declined to endorse two fellow Republicans, U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and U.S. Senator John McCain, in their upcoming re-election battles.

Aug 03, 2016, 02:38 AM IST

Pakistan facing international isolation, says Senator

A Pakistani Senator on Wednesday said Islamabad was being gradually isolated on an international level.

Jul 20, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Modi the most effective leader India has had: US Senator McCain

US diplomacy wants improvement in relations between Pakistan and India.

Jul 09, 2016, 11:27 AM IST

Zardari urges US to support sale of F-16 jets to Pakistan

Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has approached the United States and sought to convince it to sell F-16 fighter aircraft to Islamabad on ground to fight the war against terror.

Jun 25, 2016, 12:02 PM IST
US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

US Senate fails to recognise India as "global strategic and defence partner"

The US had recognised India as a "major defence partner" in a joint statement issued after PM Modi held talks with President Barack Obama

Jun 15, 2016, 13:18 PM IST

US clears reimbursement fund for Pakistan for ''anti-terrorism efforts''

The United States Senate Armed Services Committee approved a proposal to set up a new fund to reimburse Pakistan for its efforts in the war against terror, which also delinks the country from Afghanistan.

May 25, 2016, 09:26 AM IST
Trump rips up rule book of US retail politics

Trump rips up rule book of US retail politics

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump swung into New Hampshire for a few hours one evening earlier this month to pick up an endorsement from a small police union.

Dec 24, 2015, 09:38 AM IST

US senators want 100,000 foreign troops to fight IS in Syria

John McCain, the chair of the Senate Committee on Armed Services, criticised current US strategy as insufficient and unsuccessful in defeating the jihadists.

Nov 29, 2015, 23:43 PM IST
India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks: Ex-Pakistan minister

India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks: Ex-Pakistan minister

India mulled carrying out surgical air strikes post 26/11 attacks, ex-Pakistan FM has claimed.

Oct 06, 2015, 10:07 AM IST

Trump's support surges ahead of first Republican debate, shows poll

Some Republicans gleefully scripted Donald Trump`s political obituary in the wake of his scathing comments about Sen John McCain`s military service earlier this month, hoping that his freewheeling presidential campaign had finally imploded.

Jul 30, 2015, 11:45 AM IST
Trump heaps scorn on war hero record of `loser` McCain

Trump heaps scorn on war hero record of `loser` McCain

Donald Trump, known for his incendiary rhetoric on the 2016 campaign trail, lobbed his latest verbal grenade Saturday, dismissing the military record of Senator John McCain, a former prisoner of war.

Jul 19, 2015, 05:29 AM IST
Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan delegation to meet Taliban as twin attacks hit Kabul

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Tuesday he had sent a delegation to Pakistan to meet with representatives of the Taliban, his first acknowledgement of official talks with the insurgents fighting to topple the government in Kabul.

Jul 08, 2015, 03:46 AM IST