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President Trump took a shot at John McCain during a rally in Pennsylvania on Monday night.
During a discussion about health care, Trump his persistent criticism of the late Ex-Senator brought his failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also called Obamacare, before the renewal.
“The fake news don’t want to say it. We will always protect pre-existing conditions, is very important. By the way, we got rid of the individual mandate, the worst part of Obamacare, and we almost had repealed it and replaced, but we had a man go for eight years, he decided to the thumbs down at two o’clock in the morning,” Trump said.
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“That’s all right, but we will be at the end, we end up even better, because we have plans that are even better than that.”
The comment was apparently in reference to former Sen. McCain, R-Ariz., the famously voted against the repeal in 2017 there is a thumbs down.
This is not the first time Trump McCain has been critical to his death.
During a speech in Ohio last March, Trump gates in McCain’s heritage and in an unusual remark, took credit for the late senator’s state funeral in Washington in the past year.
“I endorsed him, at his request, gave him the kind of funeral he wanted, the President of the United States, I had to approve it,” Trump said. “It doesn’t matter to me, but I don’t even have a thank-you.”
“I liked him very much,” Trump said. “I’ll get it and probably never will.”
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Trump’s feud with McCain dates back to before he was elected President.
In the year 2015, after McCain had said, Trump platform had “fired the crazy, the” Trump mocked McCain’s captivity in the Vietnam war, saying: “I don’t like people that were captured.”
The two remain at odds until McCain the death of brain cancer last August.
Fox News’ Andrew O’reilly contributed to this report.