AP FACT CHECK: Trump blames media for his McCain rant
March 22, 2019
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is offering a distorted account of John McCain's actions in the Russia investigation and trying to blame the media for making him talk about the late senator, despite plain-as-day evidence that he's assailing McCain without any prodding.
On a recent tear against McCain, Trump also claimed credit for steps aimed at improving health care for veterans and denigrated the senator's record on the issue. "McCain didn't get the job done for our great vets," Trump said. "I got it done."
In reality, McCain got it done. That is why the law expanding private-s...