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She was reacting to the comment made by White House communications aide Kelly Sadler.

McInerney's remark came after McCain encouraged fellow senators to reject Haspel, who was allegedly the person in charge of a Central Intelligence Agency "black site" during the waterboarding of a prisoner, Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri.

On Friday, friends rallied to defend McCain against a White House official's cruel joke that his positions don't matter because 'he's dying anyway'.

"He's the only one who's been through this", said Sen.

"I certainly have respect for numerous things that he's accomplished, and so much respect for his family", said Sarah Palin, McCain's former running mate. "It happened yesterday", Biden said. 'The lingering question is: Whose example will it be?

Noting that Haspel said the torture program would not resume, Graham added: "I would say this about John McCain: He won".

On Friday, Meghan McCain addressed Sadler directly: "Kelly, here's a little news flash - and this may be a bit intense for 11 o'clock in the morning on a Friday - but we're all dying".

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"The fact is John McCain - [torture] worked on John".

Not everyone, though, is so keen to listen to McCain these days. John McCain, who was brutally tortured as a prisoner of war in Vietnam, has been a powerful and persuasive voice in Congress on matters of interrogation and the conduct of war. Jack Reed of Rhode Island, said senators are moving forward in the same bipartisan manner on defense policy that McCain prides himself on as chairman. "That's why they call him 'Songbird John.'" He followed up and said that torture does work, according to People. But if McCain can persuade at least one additional Republican to oppose Haspel, the nominee could be doomed. Rand Paul R-Ky., re-affirmed his opposition to Haspel on Friday. "Because of him, we're going to do our best to the job he would want us to do which is to make sure we can authorize legislation for the forces and do it in a bipartisan, principled way", Reed said.

Just a few years ago, McCain called Paul and fellow Sen.

After McCain's recent hospitalization for an intestinal infection, Graham said he was anxious about his old friend's health. I'm dying, you're dying, we're all dying.

The two weren't quite yet saying their goodbyes.

Payne also issued a lengthier apology, saying he regrets not interjecting when retired general Tom McInerney initially made those remarks.

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