Tag Archives: Vietnam War

BREAKING: Sen. John McCain Dies At Age 81

Arizona Central reports: John McCain, who endured more than five years as a prisoner of war in Vietnam before becoming the 2008 Republican presidential nominee and serving Arizona for more than 30 years on Capitol Hill, died Saturday at age 81. Destined to be remembered among the political giants of Arizona history, the six-term U.S. senator disclosed in July 2017 …

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McCain Slams Rich “Bone Spur” Draft Dodgers [VIDEO]

Talking Points Memo reports: In an interview about the Vietnam War taped last week, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) appeared to criticize President Donald Trump for receiving a draft deferment for bone spurs during the Vietnam War. The Arizona senator did not mention the President by name but specifically called out “high-income Americans” who got doctors’ notes for a “bone spur.” …

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Trump Busted In Lies About Vietnam Draft Deferments

Yesterday the New York Times issued a lengthy report on the five draft deferments Donald Trump received during the Vietnam War. As is always the case with Trump’s memory and the facts, the story is rife with contradictions. From the Times: For many years, Mr. Trump, 70, has also asserted that it was “ultimately” the luck of a high draft …

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