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Republican Senator John McCain, tweeting for the first time since his return to Arizona for treatment, said on Monday that he’s feeling better and plans to return to work after the holiday.
The six-term U.S. senator in Arizona, after he was in the hospital for a viral infection, while fighting brain cancer.
He tweeted: “Thank you to all of you for your support and words of encouragement! I feel good & look forward to returning to work after the holidays.”
Many thanks to all of you for your support and words of encouragement! I feel good & look forward to returning to work after the holidays.
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) December 18, 2017
McCain is the crucial to miss a Senate vote on the $1.5 trillion in Republican tax package planned for later this week. The house is expected to vote Tuesday and the Senate on Wednesday, although the timing is fluent. If approved, it will be President Trump, the first major legislative victory since taking office 11 months ago.
Trump said Sunday he has spoken to McCain’s wife Cindy had. He added that Sen. will get McCain back to Washington early, if his vote is needed to pass the Republican tax overhaul.
“He’s going through a very hard time, there is no question about it,” Trump told reporters. “But he will come again, if we his voice.”
The 81-year-old senator under physical therapy and rehabilitation, Mayo Clinic in Arizona, after several days at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland.
Dr. Mark Gilbert, head of neuro-Oncology at the National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, said in a statement that “McCain has been responding well to treatment” and that “an evaluation of the underlying cancer shows he is responding positively to a continuous treatment.”
McCain in mid-July, had surgery to remove a two-inch blood clot in his brain after the diagnosis of glioblastoma.