PressTV-Bernie Sanders blasts WH over McCain death joke

While comments by a White House official who mocked Senator John McCain’s brain cancer diagnosis at an internal meeting have caused widespread controversy for the Trump administration, Senator Bernie Sanders criticizes the White House for not issuing a statement apologizing for the incident.

Despite the fact that the Trump administration is standing by the official, communications staffer Kelly Sadler, and instead focusing on the leak of the comment more than its substance, Sanders said Sunday that it is beyond his “comprehension” that the White House has not apologized for the incident.

 On Thursday Sadler mocked McCain’s health, saying “he’s dying anyway,” in response to the senator’s opposition to President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the CIA, Gina Haspel.

“It is one thing in the White House for somebody to say something crude and stupid and disrespectful about an American hero, it is another thing for them not to apologize,” the…

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